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Monthly Archives: August 2013

No Double Duty for Lawyer as Trial Counsel/Witness (access required)

A Richmond U.S. District Court grants defendant indemnity company’s motion to disqualify or limit the trial role of a lawyer who represents plaintiff Ford Motor Company on contract and tortious interference claims; defendant is relying on a conversation and emails ...

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Arbitrator’s Reinstatement Award Vacated (access required)

An Alexandria U.S. District Court vacates an arbitrator’s award reinstating plaintiff utility company’s terminated employee, as the arbitrator acted beyond his discretion under a union contract when he interpreted the contract to reject the company’s efforts to strike him from ...

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Benefits Cut Off for ‘Self-Reported’ Migraines (access required)

A former trade association art director cannot overturn an ERISA plan administrator’s termination of her long-term disability benefits for migraine headaches; the Alexandria U.S. District Court says the decision to terminate benefits after 24 months was a “reasoned and principled ...

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Developer Charges Union with ‘Sham’ Litigation (access required)

Plaintiff commercial real estate developers who allege defendants engaged in unfair labor practices by orchestrating 14 separate legal challenges to force the developers to end their relationship with a non-unionized supermarket, win a remand for the trial court to consider ...

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