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Contractor Must Sue in South Korea (access required)

An Alexandria U.S. District Court dismisses an aerospace service company’s contract action against defendant, concluding that defendant “company” is an arm of the South Korean government and the contracts’ forum selection clause requires suit in South Korea. Plaintiff Coastal Mechanics ...

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Court Seals Chair Maker’s Business Docs (access required)

In plaintiff chair manufacturer’s contract action against Starbucks Corp., a Norfolk U.S. District Court grants plaintiff’s motion to seal portions of its reply memorandum in support of a motion for the sanction of limiting Starbucks’ claim to chairs that have ...

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Contractor Has Fraud Claim for Research Contract (access required)

In this dispute over a company’s contract with a university research fund, defendant contractor has stated a counterclaim for fraud with allegations that plaintiff university misrepresented whether its process for converting vegetable oils into biodiesel was ready for commercialization; the ...

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No ADA Claim for Student Debt Collection (access required)

A lender trying to recover $4,444 in student loan debt from plaintiff wins summary judgment in plaintiff’s suit in Alexandria U.S. District Court alleging the lender’s ostensibly routine collection action violated the Americans with Disabilities Act and Arkansas malicious prosecution ...

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Claims Dismissed Against Insurance Adjusters (access required)

A Richmond U.S. District Court denies remand of an auto-accident plaintiff’s suit because  of his fraudulent joinder of nondiverse defendants, including insurance adjusters, who were not named in the assignment of rights under which plaintiff is suing; the Richmond U.S. ...

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