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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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Higher Coverage for Embezzlement Rejected (access required)

An insurance broker who served as treasurer for plaintiff volunteer fire company and handled its insurance coverage, who committed suicide after increasing commercial crime coverage and embezzling $500,000, did not make an affirmative misrepresentation when he failed to provide information ...

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No Supervisor Liability in Pregnancy Bias Case (access required)

An administrative assistant for an eye surgery center cannot sue two supervisors in their individual and official capacities for alleged pregnancy discrimination that prompted her termination; the Norfolk U.S. District Court accepts the magistrate judge’s recommendation to dismiss the supervisors ...

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