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Federal: 4th Circuit Applies Virginia Law to Bar Construction Worker’s Action Against Subcontractor
Posted on 23 Jan 2015 by Larson's Spotlight

Citing Garcia v. Pittsylvania County Service Authority , 845 F.2d 465 (4th Cir. 1988), the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a federal district court’s dismissal, on exclusive remedy grounds, of a negligence action filed by a North Carolina... Read More

Federal: Court Forced to Choose Between Conflicting State Versions of Exclusive Remedy Rule
Posted on 7 Nov 2014 by Larson's Spotlight

Noting that a federal court sitting in diversity must apply the choice-of-law rules of the state in which it sits—here that of Mississippi—a federal district court held that an injured employee of a subcontractor could not sue the general... Read More