Judge Strips Claims From Aquilent VA Contract Suit

Law360, New York (September 13, 2011, 12:28 PM EDT) -- A Virginia federal judge on Friday again stripped claims from Aquilent Inc.'s breach of contract suit accusing software subcontractor Distributed Solutions Inc. of unlawfully sinking its efforts to perform work for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

However, U.S. District Judge Claude M. Hilton denied DSI's motion to dismiss Aquilent's claims for breach of contract and promissory estoppel, finding them plausible.

Aquilent wasn't as fortunate on its fraud and constructive fraud claims, which Judge Hilton dismissed from the company's amended complaint because “there are no duties...
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