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4th Circuit Vacates Dismissal: Former Employee Can Cure Defective Service of Process After Defendant Removes Case to Federal Court

Under Virginia law, service of process should be perfected on defendants within one-year of the date a plaintiff files a lawsuit.  A plaintiff’s failure to timely serve often leads to dismissal of the plaintiff’s case with prejudice.  In a recent case, a plaintiff's former employee w...

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