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Attorney’s Fees Trimmed After Rule 68 Offer (access required)

A plaintiff who initially demanded over $100,000 from a mortgage servicer that allegedly violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act by failing to investigate plaintiff’s alleged delinquency, but who then accepted defendant’s Rule 68 Offer of Judgment for $5,000, is awarded ...

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Counterclaims Allowed in Antitrust Case (access required)

In plaintiff door manufacturer’s antitrust suit against defendant producer of interior molded doorskins, for allegedly terminating a Supply Agreement, merging with another doorskin producer and restricting its production of doorskins to use in its own manufacture of doors, the Richmond ...

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Fired employees’ $800K distress damages set aside (access required)

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A defense contractor that fired a husband-and-wife executive team after they filed a qui tam suit does not owe the couple $800,000 in damages for emotional distress, an Alexandria federal court has ruled. On May 19, U.S. District Judge Anthony ...

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Employment-Check Notice Not ‘Unreasonable’ (access required)

A defendant who provides consumer reports for employment purposes wins summary judgment in this class action suit alleging defendant violated Section 1681k of the Fair Credit Reporting Act with its “PEER Letter” notices informing affected consumers about the public record ...

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