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Jury Verdict Triggers ‘In Fact’ Exclusion (access required)

An Alexandria U.S. District Court says a former president of a mortgage company, convicted of conspiracy and fraud, is not entitled to coverage under the company’s Directors, Officers and Private Company liability policy for defense of executive’s criminal prosecution. Defendant ...

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Default Set Aside, Despite Counsel’s Confusion (access required)

In plaintiff sales executive’s contract action against his former employer, the Richmond U.S. District Court accepts the magistrate judge’s recommendations to seal documents filed by plaintiff and redact proprietary and confidential information, and to vacate the default judgment against defendant ...

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Personal Jurisdiction from Company Purchase (access required)

In this patent infringement case involving a dog breed test kit, a Richmond U.S. District Court says defendant’s purchase of the company that manufactured the kits, advertised them online and sold them in Virginia, confers personal jurisdiction on defendant company ...

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Employee Fired for Violating Policy (access required)

An African-American pump truck operator for a ready-mixed concrete company cannot recover for discriminatory discharge under Title VII because he cannot rebut the employer’s evidence that he was terminated when he violated the employer’s conflict-of-interest policy by refusing to give ...

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