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Tag Archives: Judge Norman K. Moon

Doctor’s threatening acts do not trigger insurer’s duty to defend (access required)

Where the underlying suit alleged a doctor committed a series of intentional acts against his former coworkers, including brandishing a weapon, the doctor’s homeowners’ insurer had no duty to defend or indemnify him because the injuries were not the result ...

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Suicide survivor’s suit against medical personnel dismissed (access required)

Where a woman sued medical personnel who treated her after a suicide attempt seeking to enjoin future treatment, her claim for injunctive relief was speculative and the University of Virginia Medical Center was granted judgment. Her claim, which came one ...

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Prevailing plaintiff awarded almost $1 million in fees, costs (access required)

Where a former employee of the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles sought over $1.8 million in fees and costs, the magistrate judge reduced the amount to approximately $938,000. The parties then reached a settlement on the amount of fees, costs ...

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Class certified for Fair Labor Standards Act suit against restaurant (access required)

Where current and former employees suing Macado’s restaurants satisfied their relatively relaxed burden to show the putative class is “similarly situated,” the class was conditionally certified and notice must be provided to the putative class members. Background Plaintiffs, who are ...

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Jurisdiction question sent to Fourth Circuit (access required)

Where a court concluded it had jurisdiction over alleged “alt-right” journalists and publishers sued for defamation in connection with articles about the “Unite the Right” rally, that court has certified portions of its decision for immediate review by the Fourth ...

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‘Unite the Right’ defendants denied bond pending appeal (access required)

Where three individuals who pleaded guilty to conspiracy for their roles in the “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville did not demonstrate they would not pose a danger to others upon release, their motion seeking release on bond pending appeal ...

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Online lender sued for using alleged autodialer (access required)

Where there is a material dispute over whether the defendant’s telephone system fits the statutory definition of “automatic telephone dialing system,” the court denies the defendant’s motion for summary judgment. The court, however, held the plaintiff’s expert could not testify ...

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