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Bankrupt’s claims against financial institutions narrowed (access required)

Where a plaintiff in bankruptcy alleged a bank and mortgage company violated an automatic stay and committed fraud, his action was dismissed for failure to state a claim. His suit against a debt collector for allegedly violating the Federal Debt ...

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Jury to decide if defendants violated ADA (access required)

Where the record contained differing explanations for the plaintiff’s termination as controller, which came three months after he was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and one month after he began chemotherapy, a jury will decide if his employer violated the Americans ...

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Pipeline’s experts determined value of land in condemnation action (access required)

Mountain Valley Pipeline is constructing a natural gas pipeline and was granted easements over two parcels of land owned by the defendants. The company’s experts opined on the monies due to the landowners and because the landowners did not offer ...

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Injured employee sues responsible ‘other party’ (access required)

Where the plaintiff was injured by an employee of a freight unloading company that was working at the plaintiff’s jobsite, the exclusivity provision of the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Act did not bar the plaintiff’s claim against the company because it ...

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Action over worker classification stays in Virginia (access required)

Where the plaintiff filed suit in the Western District alleging he and a nationwide class of workers were misclassified as independent contractors, his motion to change venue to Texas was rejected because defendants and documents are located here, and Texas ...

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