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No Bifurcation for Tainted Bivalve Trial (access required)

In plaintiff’s suit alleging illness from eating contaminated oysters at defendant’s restaurant, the Roanoke U.S. District Court denies plaintiff’s motion to voluntarily dismiss his suit, as litigation has been ongoing for two years, there are multiple third-party complaints up the ...

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Bowman Claim Dismissal Subject to Conditions (access required)

In plaintiff’s suit alleging she was terminated by defendant Specialized Youth Services of Virginia Inc., in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act and Virginia public policy, the Harrisonburg U.S. District Court Magistrate Judge recommends allowing plaintiff to voluntarily dismiss ...

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Contract Failure Limits Fire Damage Coverage (access required)

Defendant insurance carrier did not hinder plaintiff policyholder, an auction house, from contracting to replace its fire-damaged property, a condition precedent to obtaining certain damages under the policy; because the auction house did not contract for repair or replacement within ...

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Partial Fees for Prayer Injunction Change (access required)

In plaintiff’s suit challenging defendant county board of supervisors’ practice of regularly opening its meetings with board-led sectarian prayers, the Danville U.S. District Court grants in part plaintiff’s third motion for attorney’s fees and awards 50 percent of the requested ...

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