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Default Set Aside After Carrier’s Delayed Response (access required)

In plaintiff’s suit alleging injuries from defendant’s tractor-trailer crashing into her from behind as she veered into a median in an effort to avoid debris in the roadway, a Harrisonburg U.S. District Court will set aside default entered against defendant ...

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Interpleader Granted Pending ‘Slayer’ Decision (access required)

In this dispute over life insurance benefits claimed by a man suspected of killing his wife, a Roanoke U.S. District Court Magistrate Judge recommends granting the insurance company’s motion for interpleader of the policy proceeds, pending a determination of whether ...

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Federal Pleading Standard Controls Pleadings (access required)

A contractor has adequately alleged compliance with conditions precedent in its pleadings suing defendant public authority for breach of two contracts for sewer system upgrades, and the Charlottesville U.S. District Court denies the authority’s motion to dismiss. In 2009, defendant ...

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