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Monthly Archives: May 2009

Employment Discrimination – Sex – Age (access required)

A Richmond U.S. District Court grants summary judgment to defendant pharmaceutical company on a 51-year-old white female former manager’s substantive complaints of age and gender discrimination in her supervisor’s failure to promote her and ultimately to terminate her, but the ...

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Civil Procedure – Deposition – Corporate Representative (access required)

Where defendants initially subpoenaed a witness for a deposition, as an individual and not in a corporate capacity on behalf of a business called EMS, an Alexandria U.S. District Court magistrate judge denies defendants’ motion to subpoena him again. Even ...

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Employment – ERISA – Negligence Claim (access required)

A Richmond U.S. District Court denies reconsideration of its denial of defendant employer’s motion to dismiss a negligence claim filed by an estate, a claim employer contends is preempted by federal ERISA law. An employee enrolled in employer’s Voluntary Accident ...

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Contract – Forum Selection Clause – Permissive Forum (access required)

In this suit between plaintiff, a Maryland bank, and defendant, two Virginia corporations with their principal places of business in Fairfax, and an individual defendant who lives in Fairfax, an Alexandria U.S. District Court says venue is proper in the ...

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Civil Procedure – Late Answer – Motion To Strike – FLSA Suit (access required)

Although defendant employer filed its answer to plaintiffs’ suit seeking overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards one day late, the Alexandria U.S. District Court denies plaintiffs’ motion to strike defendant’s answer and pay attorney’s fees, in light of the ...

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Civil Procedure – Venue – Forum Selection Clause (access required)

A Norfolk U.S. District Court says a forum selection clause in defendant Roanoke company’s contract with plaintiff means defendant gets a change of venue in this suit filed by a Delaware corporation that has its principal place of business in ...

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Creditor’s Rights – Credit Card Debt – Arbitration – Attorney’s Fees (access required)

In this dispute between defendant bank and a debtor who demanded arbitration of the bank’s claim for arrearages on four credit card accounts, an Alexandria U.S. District Court affirms an arbitration award of $12,270 for defendant bank, and awards the ...

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Intellectual Property – Patent Term Extension – FDA Approval Process (access required)

An Alexandria U.S. District Court says plaintiff holder of a drug patent for “Metvixia” meets the requirements for extension of its patent term, which was effectively shortened by the lengthy Food & Drug Administration approval process. A statute, 35 U.S.C. ...

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Environmental – Groundwater Contamination – Clean-up – Indemnification (access required)

A Richmond U.S. District Court construes a 1996 Agreement between the parties’ predecessors and a 2006 Amendment between the parties, involving the sale of a Richmond manufacturing facility that requires a groundwater treatment system under an EPA remediation order, to ...

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