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Tainted strawberry provider liable for hepatitis damages (access required)

Where the provider of strawberries responsible for a hepatitis A outbreak claimed indemnification from the purchaser of the strawberries, the provider’s claim was denied because the court already held it must indemnify the purchaser, the strawberries did not satisfy specifications ...

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Court lacks jurisdiction in stolen bee dispute (access required)

Where a Virginia-based beekeeper sued California-based defendants after its bees were allegedly stolen, but there were insufficient contacts between the California-based defendants and Virginia, they were dismissed from the suit. Background The facts giving rise to this cause of action ...

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Designer can be sued for allegedly overcharging (access required)

Where homeowners alleged their interior designer inflated expenses without their knowledge, and that they were forced to hire another design team and spend significant sums addressing her inability to complete the job, their breach of contract claim survived the motion ...

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Parties dispute if ‘cure period’ was satisfied (access required)

Where there were disputed issues of fact over whether a subcontractor hired to perform renovation work at Arlington National Cemetery was provided with a legitimate chance to remedy deficiencies during a three-day “cure period” required by the subcontract, summary judgment ...

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Liberty University students seek refunds due to COVID-19 (access required)

Where students at Liberty University sought a refund for fees and room and board for the spring 2020 semester, when Liberty closed the campus because of the COVID-19 pandemic, their breach of contract and unjust enrichment claims survived Liberty’s motion ...

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Company’s suit not barred by statute of frauds (access required)

Where a security company alleged that the Lynchburg Redevelopment and Housing Authority, or LRHA, failed to pay for 24 surveillance cameras, LRHA’s statute of frauds argument was rejected because the complaint alleged part performance. Background This case is a contract ...

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Wrongful death liability dispute belongs in state court (access required)

Where an engineering company disputed whether it was liable for a wrongful death and serious personal injury, but the controversy could be settled in a pending Pennsylvania state court liability action, a declaratory judgment complaint was dismissed. Background On Nov. ...

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