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Fire-Insurance Bad Faith Claim Advances (access required)

In an insurance company’s dec action, the Richmond U.S. District Court grants the carrier’s motion to dismiss the policyholder’s counterclaim for actual or constructive fraud, but declines to dismiss the counterclaim for bad faith. Plaintiff Standard Fire issued a homeowner’s ...

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DuPont Engineer’s Suit Dismissed (access required)

A male African-American engineer at defendant DuPont’s Spruance facility in Richmond loses on summary judgment his pro se race discrimination suit alleging disparate treatment in his performance reviews and retaliation. The record here establishes that plaintiff has failed to demonstrate ...

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Fee Award for Frivolous ‘Inequitable Conduct’ Claim (access required)

In this patent infringement case involving a drug to treat erectile dysfunction, in which the Norfolk U.S. District Court entered judgment for Pfizer in its suit to protect a drug that has generated $10 billion in sales, the court now ...

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