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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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Fraud, Securities Claims All Stayed for Arbitration (access required)

Although not all claims may be arbitrable in a retired physician’s suit arising from alleged fraudulent investment advice, the Roanoke U.S. District Court nevertheless will stay the entire lawsuit pending the outcome of FINRA arbitration with a co-defendant securities firm. ...

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No Summary Judgment on Severance Claim (access required)

The Lynchburg U.S. District Court denies employer summary judgment finding material disputes on whether employer revoked a severance offer and transferred employee without terminating him; employee’s admitted failure to file a timely complaint with the EEOC requires dismissal of his ...

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