Tag Archives: Judge M. Hannah Lauck

Filing deadline not tolled by dismissal of suit (access required)

Where a former bank employee asserted discrimination claims within 90 days from the date she received a right-to-sue notice, but her suit was dismissed without prejudice for failure to prosecute, the dismissal didn’t toll the 90-day statute of limitations. As ...

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Ex-financial advisers likely misappropriated trade secrets (access required)

Where financial advisers likely misappropriated trade secrets from their former employer, allegedly causing the life insurance company to suffer loss of goodwill, customer trust and damage to its reputation, the advisers were enjoined from continuing to benefit from the misappropriation ...

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Child porn and kidnapping charges won’t be severed (access required)

Where a New Zealand-based defendant was charged with kidnapping and production of child pornography, his motion to sever the charges was denied because they were linked: the production of child pornography led to the attempted kidnapping. Background Troy George Skinner, ...

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Phone search warrant was sufficiently particular (access required)

Where a defendant charged with kidnapping and production of child pornography argued a warrant allowing search of his cellphones was not sufficiently particular, his motion to suppress was denied. The warrant and supporting affidavit specifically identified the items to be ...

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Dealer alleged to have concealed vehicle’s engine defects — $104,137.07 verdict (access required)

Type of action: Federal Odometer Act, fraud, Virginia Consumer Protection Act, Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act Injuries alleged: Diminished value, loss of use, inconvenience, aggravation, punitive damages and legal fees Name of case: Jackson v. Great Bridge Auto Sales Corp. Court: U.S. ...

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