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Civil Practice – Choice of Law – Contract – Virginia Law – South Carolina Torts (access required)

The contract between plaintiff and one of the defendants says it is governed by Virginia law. However, the alleged torts – which were purportedly committed by defendants who weren’t parties to the contract – were committed in South Carolina. Therefore, South Carolina tort law, rather than Virginia law, governs the tort claims. Defendants’ motions to dismiss ...

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