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Court Won’t Enforce Optional Liquidated Damages (access required)

A liquidated damages provision in a real estate contract that would allow seller to keep buyer’s $50,000 deposit and seek additional remedies is unenforceable, a Fairfax Circuit Court holds. Seller and buyer entered into a real estate contract for a ...

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Court Compels ESI Production in USERRA Suit (access required)

A former sheriff’s deputy who alleges she was discriminated against and ultimately terminated in violation of USERRA after her multiple deployments and effects thereof is entitled to electronically stored information from seven custodians of defendant sheriff’s office, based on identified ...

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Claim Against Court-Appointed Counsel is Timely (access required)

A plaintiff suing for legal malpractice is a third-party beneficiary of the contract between the commonwealth and plaintiff’s court-appointed lawyer, and his claim is governed by the five-year statute of limitations under Va. Code § 8.01-246; the Richmond Circuit Court ...

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