Judge Trims Aquilent's Suit Over VA Contract Breach

Law360, New York (June 9, 2011, 2:15 PM EDT) -- A Virginia federal judge on Tuesday nixed several tort claims but refused to toss breach of contract allegations in Aquilent Inc.'s suit accusing a software subcontractor of unlawfully jeopardizing its efforts to execute a contract for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

Citing reasons stated from the bench at a hearing held Friday, U.S. District Judge Claude M. Hilton granted subcontractor Distributed Solutions Inc.'s motion to dismiss fraud, constructive fraud, tortious interference with contract, tortious interference with business relations and business expectancy claims, while denying the...
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