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Boilermaker Had Colorable Contractor Immunity Defense (access required)

A boiler manufacturer’s claim that it had government-contractor immunity from a lawsuit filed by the family of a shipyard worker who died of mesothelioma sufficiently alleges a colorable federal defense; the 4th Circuit vacates the district court order remanding the ...

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No Jurisdiction from Social Media Posts (access required)

In this case arising out of purported internet communications and third-party conversations by defendants between over an 11-month period that allegedly defamed plaintiff, the Richmond U.S. District Court says it can only exercise personal jurisdiction over defendants concerning plaintiff’s claim ...

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No Jurisdiction from Virginians’ Credit Reports (access required)

A Richmond U.S. District Court dismisses plaintiffs’ two class claims under the Fair Credit Reporting Act alleging defendant “sham business” obtained millions of computer reports on plaintiff consumers, without their permission, to target them for high-interest loans; plaintiffs have standing ...

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Counterclaims Allowed in Antitrust Case (access required)

In plaintiff door manufacturer’s antitrust suit against defendant producer of interior molded doorskins, for allegedly terminating a Supply Agreement, merging with another doorskin producer and restricting its production of doorskins to use in its own manufacture of doors, the Richmond ...

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