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State-law claims for storage damage survive (access required)

Based on plausibly-alleged alternative theories of when her personal property sustained water damage, a plaintiff’s state-law claims against the company that both stored and shipped her property were not pre-empted by federal law governing interstate carriers. Background As alleged in ...

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State-law claims for storage damage survive (access required)

Based on plausibly-alleged alternative theories of when her personal property sustained water damage, a plaintiff’s state-law claims against the company that both stored and shipped her property were not pre-empted by federal law governing interstate carriers. Background As alleged in ...

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Delivery Contractor Claims ‘Business Partnership’ (access required)

Although defendant FedEx allegedly described its contractual relationship with plaintiff to cover a certain deliv­ery leg in Virginia Beach as being that of a “business partner,” an “indepen­dent contractor” and said that plaintiff would be required to plan its delivery ...

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