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Jury to decide which party breached contract (access required)

Where a subcontractor providing laundry and linen services to a general contractor under that party’s contract with the University of Virginia sought liquidated damages and attorneys’ fees when its subcontract was ended early after UVA terminated the main contract, its ...

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Partial final judgment granted at plaintiff’s request (access required)

Where all claims and defendants except one assault and battery claim were previously dismissed, there was no significant relationship between the dismissed claims and the remaining one and the appeal of the dismissed claims would not be affected by the ...

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No claim for ‘constructive fraud by omission’ (access required)

Where an ophthalmologist alleged defendants fraudulently guaranteed geographic exclusivity of a medical device, his suit was dismissed because there is no claim for “constructive fraud by omission” in Virginia. Fraud by omission requires that the nondisclosing party deliberately fails to ...

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