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Experts Excluded for Delayed Disclosure (access required)

In this suit alleging defendant officials of the Virginia Department of Corrections have been deliberately indifferent to constitutionally deficient medical care provided by contractors at Fluvanna Correctional Center for Women, defendants have not justified their delayed disclosure of experts and ...

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Lenders’ Loan Approvals Were Not ‘Fraud’ (access required)

An Abingdon U.S. District Court dismisses plaintiff borrowers’ fraud and misrepresentation claims alleging the loan officers for defendant lender repeatedly represented that the borrowers’ income qualified them for multiple home refinancing loans; plaintiffs have failed to allege the content of ...

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Seafood Company Used Virginia ‘Stream of Commerce’ (access required)

In a restaurant customer’s products liability suit for damages from eating contaminated oysters at a Roanoke restaurant, a Roanoke U.S. District Court says it can exercise personal jurisdiction over a sixth-party defendant, a Connecticut seafood supplier that placed its products ...

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Faculty Member May Sue for ‘Reassignment’ (access required)

A Virginia Tech professor who alleges he was demoted when defendant university officials “reassigned” him from his position as executive director of the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute to director of VBI’s Medical Informatics and Systems Division may sue for reinstatement based ...

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No Chemist Needed for Synthetic Weed Warrant (access required)

Although defendants complain the attesting police officers were not adequately trained in detecting controlled substance analogues, the officers had extensive narcotics investigation training including research into synthetic cannabinoids, and the Big Stone Gap U.S. District Court denies motions to suppress ...

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