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No ECOA Standing from Minority-Enterprise Status (access required)

In this suit by an Indian business man and his four businesses alleging a claim against a commercial lender under Virginia’s Equal Credit Opportunity Act, a Fairfax Circuit Court says the minority-owned business certification of two of the corporate plaintiffs ...

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No Absolute Immunity for Water Authority (access required)

Defendant Western Virginia Water Authority is a municipal corporation with no absolute sovereign immunity, and a landowner may sue the Authority for damages allegedly caused by the Authority’s negligent maintenance and operation of a sanitary sewer line; although the Roanoke ...

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Inverse Condemnation from Bridge Project (access required)

A Wythe County Circuit Court says a VDOT construction project to expand an I-77 bridge damaged petitioners’ farm property because it affected their access easement and directed water onto their property, creating erosion ditches, and the owners are entitled to ...

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