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Split Va. SC says employers owed 'duty of care' to family members of employees with asbestos claims

By Karen Kidd | Oct 16, 2018

RICHMOND, Va. (Legal Newsline) – Employers owe a duty of care when an employee's family members are exposed to asbestos the employee brings home from the job, a split Virginia Supreme Court ruled Oct. 11.

Frontline Contractors alleges it is owed nearly $50,000 for work on Sprint project

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Oct 5, 2018

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Legal Newsline) – A Virginia company that worked as a subcontractor on a project in Ohio alleges it has not been paid for its work.

Judge to rule on order appointing Mueller to investigate Trump

By Record News | May 8, 2018

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Legal Newsline) – Senior U.S. District Judge Thomas Ellis has taken under advisement a motion that challenges the appointment of special prosecutor Robert Mueller to investigate President Donald Trump.

Cesar Castillo Inc. alleges injuries because of 'supracompetitive' prices of Zetia drug

By Louie Torres | Feb 2, 2018

NORFOLK, Va. (Legal Newsline) – A Puerto Rican corporation alleges that it was damaged by supracompetitive drug prices because of the conduct several pharmaceutical companies.

Phoney Lawsuits: How to sue your way out of college debt

By John O'Brien | Nov 15, 2017

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Legal Newsline) – Former students still saddled with college loans were urged by lawyers and debt-relief companies to stop making payments because filing a lawsuit was an easier way to get out of debt, according to racketeering allegations against two law firms.

NHCash.com files motion to dismiss suit, cites arbitration clause in agreement

By Sara McCleary | Aug 10, 2017

RICHMOND, Va. (Legal Newsline) – Online money lender NHCash.com has filed a motion to dismiss a case against it in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.

Plain Green LLC, Great Plains Lending LLC accused of charging interest rates of more than 100 percent

By Mike Torres | Aug 1, 2017

RICHMOND, Va. (Legal Newsline) – Three Virginia consumers allege they were charged excessive interest rates on loans.

Fourth Circuit dismisses $12M credit report case against Experian

By Shanice Harris | Jun 6, 2017

RICHMOND, Va. (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit has overturned a nearly $12 million award in a class action lawsuit against Experian Information Solutions.

Class action filed against NHCash.com

By Mike Torres | May 17, 2017

RICHMOND, Va. (Legal Newsline) — Five consumers have filed a class action lawsuit against a New Hampshire financial business, alleging misrepresentation in debt collection.

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