Tag Archives: Judge Elizabeth K. Dillon

Banks’ realty-referral program didn’t violate False Claims Act (access required)

Where information about the banks’ realty-referral programs was publicly disclosed, that information was the subject of the relators’ suit and the relators weren’t original sources, their False Claims Act suit was dismissed. Background Relators are real estate agents who allege ...

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Manager axed over employee injuries, not age (access required)

Where the record showed a manufacturing manager was terminated because of a consistent increase in the number of Occupational Safety and Health Administration, or OSHA, recordable injuries at his plant, his age discrimination claim failed as a matter of law. ...

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Federal interest rate applies to condemnation award (access required)

Where the federal court applies federal substantive law in condemnation cases, and the court previously ruled that the federal interest rate would apply to an award in a condemnation case involving the Mountain Valley Pipeline, the landowners’ claim for interest ...

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Jury to decide which party breached contract (access required)

Where a subcontractor providing laundry and linen services to a general contractor under that party’s contract with the University of Virginia sought liquidated damages and attorneys’ fees when its subcontract was ended early after UVA terminated the main contract, its ...

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Split decision: Roanoke couple awarded $430K in first verdict over pipeline (access required)

Mountain Valley Pipeline

A federal jury awarded a Roanoke County couple $430,000 in an eminent domain case on May 14, the first such verdict among cases related to the Mountain Valley Pipeline project. The verdict was reached after a four-day trial in federal ...

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