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Suit over injuries allegedly suffered in Iraq returns to Richmond Circuit Court (access required)

Military contractors failed to establish the suit brought for injuries allegedly suffered by a civilian instructor in Iraq was within the federal officer removal statute. Background Eddie Legston brings this personal injury action against defendants for damages he sustained while ...

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Government can get discovery to boost record (access required)

In a dispute where a charitable foundation that operates patient assistance programs challenges an advisory opinion from the Department of Health and Human Services, the court said that although the Administrative Procedure Act limits a court’s discretion to grant discovery ...

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Substitute trustee can be sued for breach of fiduciary duty (access required)

Because the Eastern District of Virginia has previously recognized a cause of action for breach of fiduciary duty against a substitute trustee, the defendant was not fraudulently joined in the lawsuit. In addition, the defendant could not establish subject matter ...

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Virginia not required to disclose execution information (access required)

The Virginia Department of Corrections is not required to respond to the parts of non-party discovery that would be irrelevant or unduly burdensome, including disclosing the supplier of the chemicals the department uses in carrying out executions or the identities ...

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