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No Personal Jurisdiction from Cable Purchases (access required)

Although two Texas-domiciled defendants have been transacting business in Virginia by buying fiber optic cable from plaintiff Virginia corporation for a number of years, none of plaintiff company’s alleged causes of action are based upon a breach of any duty ...

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Jury Believes Insured on Policy Application (access required)

Although an insurance agent testified that she used a Spanish translator go over each question on a policy application with defendant insured, a non-English speaker, including a question about household mem­bers over age 15, defendant testified that he did not ...

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Noncompete Void for ‘Independent Contractor’ (access required)

An employer cannot enforce a noncom­pete provision in a speech therapist’s con­tract; the provision is overbroad and is void as the contract misclassifying the defen­dant speech therapist as an independent contractor violates Virginia public policy, says a Fairfax Circuit Court. ...

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Fees Awarded Under Vienna Metro Matrix (access required)

In this complex litigation alleging de­fendant breached a purchase agreement by not allocating for plaintiff’s use cer­tain density rights subsequent to changes in Fairfax County’s 2010 comprehensive plan, a Fairfax Circuit Court says defen­dant may amend its answer to cite ...

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Density Provision Subject to ‘Impossibility’ Defense (access required)

In this dispute involving a 2000 Pur­chase Agreement for the sale of real prop­erty located in Tysons Corner, Va., from West*Group Properties LLC to defendant Capital One Bank, a Fairfax Circuit Court grants summary judgment for Capital One in an ...

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Owners Have VCPA, Fraud Claims Against Contractor (access required)

Owners who hired defendant contractor to build a recreational facility with a bat­ting cage, swimming pool, exercise area and bathroom may sue the contractor for fraud in the inducement and violation of the Virginia Consumer Protection Act, based on allegations ...

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