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No Securities Fraud Claims Against Online Company (access required)

An Alexandria U.S. District Court dismisses this securities fraud class action filed by a firefighters’ pension fund against defendant K12 Inc., a provider of online classroom services, whose stock price declined by nearly 40 percent on Oct. 9, 2013, following ...

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Company Suit Waived Forum-Selection Clause (access required)

A Norfolk U.S. District Court will hear a declaratory judgment action filed by plaintiff Kettler International against Starbucks Corporation, which alleges defects in Kettler’s “Carlo” patio chairs Starbucks bought for its Arizona and California stores, which caused injury to a ...

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Male Professors Sue NSU for Equal Pay (access required)

In this 66-year-old African-American male mathematics professor’s suit alleging violations of the Equal Pay Act by defendant Norfolk State University, the Norfolk U.S. District Court conditionally certifies a class of similarly situated male professors, based on NSU’s submission of its ...

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Statewide Class Certified in Law Firm FDCPA Suit (access required)

In this suit alleging defendant law firm’s form collection letter violated the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the Richmond U.S. District Court rejects plaintiff’s motion to certify a class of Henrico County residents and grants defendant’s motion to certify a ...

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‘Localization’ Makes Credit Union Va. Citizen (access required)

In a Virginia federal credit union’s suit against an insurance carrier that declined to cover a $153,893 loss from a fraudulent wire transfer because the credit union did not follow call-back verification procedures, the carrier has successfully removed the suit ...

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Contempt Finding for Funds Transfer, Family Payroll (access required)

On a bank’s emergency motion to show cause, a Newport News U.S. District Court issues a contempt finding against defendant law offices and related businesses allegedly owned by lawyer Stuart Berger and his wife Deborah as sole shareholders of Alternatives ...

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IT Contract Workers Show FLSA Class (access required)

In this overtime pay suit against a government IT contractor, the Norfolk U.S. District Court Magistrate Judge conditionally certifies a class of network and system administrators who worked on defendant’s Military Sealift Command Afloat Contract out of defendant’s Chesapeake office. ...

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