When Leopold Aguirre allegedly fired Abigail Shomo from her job as a waitress at his restaurant in Radford, it wasn’t because he was unhappy with her work. In fact, he said he was satisfied with her performance. Instead, he allegedly ...Read More »
Monthly Archives: July 2012
From the Pension Protection Act of 2006 to fee disclosure regulations taking effect in 2012, employer-sponsored retirement plans have seen a flurry of changes from Congress and regulators. While these changes stand to improve retirement outcomes, they also impose a ...
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Having just paid the second highest ever annual total for claims, the Virginia State Bar Clients’ Protection Fund is considering changes that would allow even larger payments to victims of dishonest lawyers. In the fiscal year ending June 30, the ...Read More »
The parties are the estranged parents of a minor child. Respondent-mother had relocated with the child from Geneva, Switzerland, to Alexandria in April 2011, and petitioner-father sought the return of the child to Switzerland under an international treaty (the Hague ...Read More »
Plaintiff was a 12-year-old boy riding as passenger in a logging truck operated by his father. Plaintiff’s father lost control of the logging truck, which ran off the highway and overturned. Logs penetrated the truck cab causing plaintiff significant injuries, ...Read More »
Lawyers braved the mid-day sun July 18 to appear before a legislative committee in Richmond to discuss changing the rules for summary judgment practice in Virginia state courts. House Courts of Justice committee chair Del. Dave Albo, R-Fairfax, convened the ...
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And in more news from the department of “it’s tough all over,” compensation for corporate counsel also has dropped, according to a new survey released by AmLaw’s Corporate Counsel. Base pay has been relatively stable, the survey reports, dropping slightly ...Read More »
The EEOC can obtain five years’ worth of job assignment records from a company that deploys as many as 45,000 temporary workers on a weekly basis, in a case alleging the company illegally discriminated when it refused to reassign a ...Read More »