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Rules Direct Arbitrator to Decide (access required)

Because a Shareholders Agreement between plaintiff German companies and defendant Virginia company requires arbitration of “all disputes, claims or controversies” and further specifies arbitration under rules of the Vilnius Court of Commercial Arbitration, which call for the arbitrator to decide ...

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‘Full File’ Request States FCRA Claim (access required)

Two plaintiffs who allege defendant Equifax companies failed to provide plaintiffs with a full copy of their files, including employment and tax information from defendants’ Work Number Database, have stated claims for violation of the Fair Credit Reporting Act, says ...

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Case Stays in Plaintiff’s Home Forum (access required)

Plaintiffs, Virginia-based nurse staffing agencies suing defendant, a Florida-based correctional healthcare provider, for breach of a contract to provide nurses to defendant’s Florida locations, can keep their suit in the Richmond U.S. District Court, as defendant has failed to show ...

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Writer Sues over ‘Horror’ ’Zine Series (access required)

A writer suing defendant “Horrorhound” magazine, marketed to fans of horror culture, may amend his complaint a second time to add three additional counts to intellectual property claims arising from his allegations of defendant’s treatment of plaintiff’s “Video Invasion” series ...

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No Habeas for ‘Unaccompanied Alien’ Teen (access required)

An Alexandria U.S. District Court denies a mother’s habeas petition seeking release of her 16-year-old son, a Guatemalan citizen designated as an “Unaccompanied Alien Child” held in custody of the Department of Health & Human Services/Office of Refugee Resettlement. Petitioner ...

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Contract Attorney’s Title VII Suit Dismissed (access required)

An African-American female lawyer employed by defendant staffing agency and assigned to a claims resolution company has her suit alleging hostile work environment and retaliatory discharge dismissed by the Richmond U.S. District Court because she failed to file a  charge ...

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