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Claim Form Admissible at FELA Trial (access required)

In a railroad worker’s suit under the Federal Employers Liability Act, a Richmond Circuit Court denies plaintiff’s motion in limine to prevent defendant railroad from introducing into evidence statements made by plaintiff’s treating physician in a “Supplemental Disability Claim Form.” ...

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Default Judgment Vacated for Defective Service (access required)

A Norfolk Circuit Court vacates a default judgment entered against defendant on a contract claim, as plaintiff failed to effect personal service at the Norfolk address where defendant has lived since 1990 and constructive service on defendant was defective because ...

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Drywall Installers Face Building Code Claims (access required)

A Norfolk Circuit Court preparing to try homeowners’ claims against defendant installers of defective Chinese drywall will exclude evidence of negligence by other defendants who may have settled their claims in multi-district litigation in federal court and will prohibit installer ...

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Equitable Estoppel May Halt Statute Of Frauds Bar (access required)

In this contract dispute over defendants, a tenant and guarantor, having failed to sign a lease for and departure from plaintiff landlord’s auto recycling business, a Roanoke County Circuit Court says defendants waited too long to file a motion to ...

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