Category: Contracts

GALLOWAY v. SANTANDER CONSUMER USA, INC., No. 15-1392

Decided: April 8, 2016 The Fourth Circuit affirmed the district court’s order. Jacqueline Galloway (“Galloway”) entered into a retail installment contract (“RISC”) in order to finance her purchase of a vehicle in March 2007. The RISC was assigned to CitiFinancial Auto, LTD. (“CitiFinancial”). Galloway was supposed to make 72 payments...

GROVES v. COMMC’N WORKERS OF AM., NO. 14-1854

Decided: March 10, 2016 The Fourth Circuit affirmed the district court’s decision. In December 2008, Rebecca Groves and Jonathan Hadden (the “employee-plaintiffs”) began working as retail sales consultants for AT&T in Anderson, South Carolina, and both became members of Communication Works of America (“CWA”). As the exclusive bargaining representative for...

UNITED STATES ex rel. BEAUCHAMP v. ACADEMI TRAINING CTR., NO. 15-1148

Decided: February 25, 2016 The Fourth Circuit vacated the portion of the district court’s order dismissing plaintiff’s weapons qualification claims under the public disclosure bar and remanded for further proceedings. In 2005, the U.S. Department of State hired defendant, Academi, as a contractor to provide security services for embassy workers...