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Marked up: Homeowners claim designer allegedly inflated expenses (access required)

A breach of contract claim brought by out-of-state homeowners against a Virginia interior designer has survived a motion to dismiss. The homeowners claimed the designer inflated expenses without their knowledge and that they had to spend tens of thousands of ...

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ID theft, fraud statute may be applied to witness tampering (access required)

Identity theft / cybersecurity

A federal criminal statute that prohibits the unlawful use of identification information may be applied to a defendant accused of tampering with a witness. Judge Norman K. Moon of the Western District of Virginia denied the defendant’s motion to dismiss, ...

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Men can’t testify as experts in own suit (access required)

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Two men who wanted to testify as security experts in their own suit against an amusement park were barred from doing so after a federal judge found that they “are not qualified by experience to offer expert opinions, nor have ...

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CEO’s renewed promise restarts contractual limitations period (access required)

Hourglass - concept of time passing

Where a sales contract contained a one-year limitations period for related causes of action, and the CEO of a party allegedly signed a document in which he admitted his company’s obligations under the contract and agreed to make monthly payments, ...

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Whistleblower retaliation suit by vet proceeds (access required)

A whistleblower’s retaliatory termination suit against her former employer has survived dismissal, but the judge limited her allegations to those presented in her complaint to the Office of the Inspector General, or OIG. The veterinarian plaintiff alleged that her government ...

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