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Owners’ Association Scores Attorney’s Fees (access required)

An Alexandria Circuit Court awards defendant condominium unit owners’ association $65,375 in attorney’s fees and $597 in costs under Va. Code Sec. 55-79.53(A), in a suit filed by an owner who sought compensation for property damage from a shower leak ...

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No Indemnity for ‘Inherently Dangerous’ Road Project (access required)

A Roanoke County Circuit Court says a landowner who hired an independent contractor to dig a hole in one lane of a four-lane highway (with the required permit) for installation of a new water line, is not liable for contribution ...

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Foreclosure Challenge to MERS Fails (access required)

A Fairfax Circuit Court dismisses a borrower’s suit against Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems Inc. challenging foreclosure on her property. On Dec. 6, 2010, plaintiff Sandra Graves filed the instant action alleging 1) entitlement to a judgment declaring the foreclosure unlawful; ...

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Court Has Jurisdiction Under ‘Conspiracy Theory’ (access required)

In a Virginia drug sales representative’s suit alleging defamation, conspiracy and breach of contract by supervisors at defendant pharmaceutical company, a Fairfax Circuit Court can exercise personal jurisdiction over the company’s regional sales manager in Pennsylvania under the Virginia long-arm ...

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