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Servant Had Wage Claim, But No ‘Trafficking’ Claim (access required)

An Alexandria U.S. District Court dismisses plaintiff’s claim that her Saudi employer held her in “involuntary servitude” in violation of the Trafficking Victims Protection Act; although her living situation and the “house rules” may have been harsh and unfair, and ...

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Emails Supported Attorney-Client Privilege (access required)

An Alexandria U.S. District Court denies defendant’s motion to compel because plaintiff, who is suing for tortious interference, has established that he and the law firm that first represented his wife in separate litigation later represented plaintiff. Plaintiff Stephen Stradtman ...

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Insurance Payout Dispute Stays in Federal Court (access required)

A widow’s claim that her husband’s company-benefit life insurance policy should have paid her $350,387.96 on his salary of $175,193.98, not $200,591.78, under plan language providing “an amount of life insurance equal to [two] times your annual salary, up to ...

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Jail Time No Excuse for Discovery Default (access required)

In plaintiff strategic consulting firm’s suit against its former chief operating officer for conversion of $341,436.61, fraud and breach of fiduciary duty, the Alexandria U.S. District Court accepts the magistrate judge’s recommendation to grant default judgment to plaintiff firm, in ...

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