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Bristol, VA, sued by Bristol, TN, over municipal landfill

Where the City of Bristol (Tennessee) alleged that the City of Bristol (Virginia)’s operation of a municipal landfill supported a claim for public nuisance, Bristol Virginia’s motion to dismiss was denied. Although the Virginia city argued the common-law claim had ...

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Insurance companies sued for violating ERISA

Where two insurance companies sued for alleged breaches of fiduciary duties argued that the liquidating trustee lacked statutory standing under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, or ERISA, their arguments were rejected. The company, as Plan administrator, operated ...

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Lockheed Martin dodges claims arising out of $7B sale

Where a company alleged that Lockheed Martin and other defendants conspired to “cut it out” as the broker for a large, complex international military procurement transaction, but the court lacked subject matter jurisdiction over the tort claims, and the antitrust ...

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Ex-student can’t show discipline was discriminatory

Where a student dismissed from the East Carolina University School of Social Work’s Master’s Degree program sued the university alleging that its decision discriminated against her in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act, or ADA, the university was granted ...

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