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Economic Loss Rule Knocks Out Claim Against Engineer (access required)

In this diversity case claiming damages for failure to properly design a building foundation, the individual defendant, a principal in the defendant engineering firm, wins judgment on the pleadings because the damages claim is barred by Virginia’s economic loss rule ...

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Surety’s Sales Brochure Had ‘False Advertising’ (access required)

Plaintiff demolition company wins its false advertising claim and a refund of its premium for a surety bond, as defendant surety’s sales brochure misrepresented that the bond in question would meet all requirements of the Federal Acquisitions Regulations for plaintiff’s ...

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Dismissal With Prejudice, But No Fee Award (access required)

A Lynchburg U.S. District Court dismisses an African-American pro se plaintiff’s failure-to-hire race discrimination suit for failure to comply with discovery, but declines to impose sanctions other than dismissal with prejudice. Despite repeated attempts to contact plaintiff, defendant has not ...

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