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Negligence Per Se Claim Advances in Mold Case (access required)

In a family’s suit for damages from mold contamination due to water leakage in their military housing, defendants win summary judgment on plaintiffs’ claims except for their claim for negligence per se; the Norfolk U.S. District Court also denies defendant ...

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Challenge to ‘Firehouse Primary’ Dismissed (access required)

A Richmond U.S. District Court dismisses plaintiffs’ challenge to defendant Democratic Party of Virginia’s use of a “firehouse primary” to choose a Democratic nominee for the 74th House District special election after the resignation of Del. Joe Morrissey; plaintiffs have ...

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Prosecutor Has Absolute Immunity (access required)

A Richmond U.S. District Court dismisses negligence claims filed against a prosecutor who represented the commonwealth in a fraudulent prescription prosecution against plaintiff that later was dismissed; all of the defendant prosecutor’s actions were “intimately associated with the judicial phrase ...

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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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