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Baseball arbitration: It isn’t just for baseball (access required)

In 1966, Marvin Miller, a labor economist with various unions, became the executive director of the Major League Baseball Players Association, serving in the position until 1982. No less an authority than Red Barber has said that Miller, along with ...

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Whistleblower was terminated after speaking out against colleague – $819,000 Verdict (access required)

In June 2009, Dr. Weihua Huang received a grant for research regarding the genetics of nicotine addiction and smoking behavior. He alleged grant funds were charged without authorization and for work that was never performed on the grant from June ...

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Surgeon failed to remove appendix during appendectomy – $1,475,000 Settlement (access required)

A 63-year-old male on disability was admitted to the hospital with right lower quadrant pain of three days’ duration. He underwent a CT scan showing a six-centimeter fluid collection posteriorly to the cecum, consistent with abscess/perforated appendix. Given this diagnosis, ...

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We are family, justices say (access required)

Serving as a clerk for the Supreme Court of Virginia is a singular honor that is shared by an elite group of lawyers. Last night many former clerks gathered at the Library of Virginia to celebrate the 50th anniversary of ...

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