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No Injunctions for Waterside Bars (access required)

In these consolidated cases that pit two entertainment businesses in Waterside Festival Marketplace against Norfolk City Council, the Norfolk Circuit Court says the city is entitled to injunctions to prevent the two businesses from operating as “Entertainment Establishments” and serving ...

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‘Job Hazard Analysis’ Expert Excluded (access required)

In an injured seaman’s suit against the owner of a commercial fishing vessel, a Gloucester County Circuit Court excludes plaintiff’s expert because defendant had no duty under maritime law to perform a “job hazard analysis” on vessel-to-vessel ingress and egress, ...

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Soundproofing Agreement Was for Easement (access required)

A developer’s alleged agreement to allow a first-floor lessee to enter second-floor premises to install soundproofing material for lessee’s restaurant was an oral easement, not enforceable under the statute of frauds, and a Norfolk Circuit Court grants summary judgment to ...

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Investor’s Claim under Securities Act Advances (access required)

An investor who thought his $200,000 payment to defendants was buying 40,000 shares in C2 Future stock that would allow expansion of an educational company into Korea, instead of “office expenses for existing schools,”  can sue defendants for an alleged ...

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MERS is Necessary Party to Mechanic’s Lien Suit (access required)

A contractor may not proceed to enforce a mechanic’s lien against a homeowner because the contractor’s complaint does not include MERS, the Mortgage Electronic Registrations Systems Inc., as a necessary party to the mechanic’s lien suit, says a Fairfax Circuit ...

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