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Economic Loss Rule Bars Tort Claims (access required)

In a pharmaceutical company’s suit against another drug manufacturer, plaintiff’s claims for breach of fiduciary duty, negligence and negligent supervision in defendant company’s development of a drug in its California lab for FDA approval and large-scale manufacture, a Loudoun Circuit ...

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IAD Does Not Cover Probation Violations (access required)

A Roanoke City Circuit Court denies a federal prisoner’s motion to dismiss state detainers filed on underlying charges of probation violation, as the Interstate Agreement on Detainers does not apply to probation violation proceedings. Under Article III of the Interstate ...

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No Pay for Expert on Interrogation (access required)

At defendant’s trial for sexually assaulting his two stepdaughters, a Fairfax Circuit Court denies defendant’s motion for funds to pay an expert to testify about psychological pressures that can be placed on a suspect during interrogation. Defendant’s motion requires the ...

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