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Complaint against pharmaceutical firm fails (access required)

Where a complaint alleging that Teva Pharmaceuticals breached a contract by failing to use commercially reasonable efforts to market a particular drug, but failed to plead facts showing what efforts Teva should have made, the complaint was dismissed. Background This breach ...

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Zoning amendment regarding short-term leases is reasonable (access required)

Where plaintiffs claim a right to make short-term leases (STLs) of their residential homes through online platforms and allege that Fairfax County unreasonably amended its zoning ordinance regarding STLs by not considering the amendment’s effect on plaintiffs’ by-right use of ...

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Fraudulent concealment tolls statute of limitations (access required)

Where a defendant affirmatively acts to conceal a cause of action, the statute of limitations is tolled until the concealment is discovered, and it is immaterial whether the cause of action has accrued when the intentional, fraudulent concealment occurs. In ...

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Restaurant owner waited too long before suing county (access required)

Where the plaintiff alleged county officials punished him when they granted other businesses an unfair advantage by allowing them to operate without septic systems, because the actions occurred in 2009 at the latest, the suit was filed beyond the tw0-year ...

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