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Monthly Archives: May 2013

Employer Response to Hearing Disability ‘Reasonable’ (access required)

A hearing-impaired employee of defendant county’s alcohol and drug services program was not a “qualified individual” who could recover under the Americans with Disabilities Act; the Alexandria U.S. District Court says her requests for accommodation were untimely and in any ...

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Local Carriers Win Telecomm Case Against Sprint (access required)

The 4th Circuit upholds judgment for “CenturyLink” plaintiffs, a group of 19 local exchange carriers that entered into interconnection agreements with defendant Sprint Communications under the Telecommunications Act of 1996 in plaintiffs’ breach of contract action filed after Sprint began ...

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No Money Laundering Convictions Under ‘Merger Problem’ (access required)

In this fraud case involving a scheme to sell life settlement investments, which resulted in nearly $100 million in losses for investors, the 4th Circuit interprets “proceeds” of the scheme as “net profits” and overturns defendant’s money laundering convictions; the ...

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