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Monthly Archives: August 2013

No Damages Allowed for ADA Retaliation Claim (access required)

A hospital radiology technologist who took periodic FMLA leave for her Crohn’s Disease, who alleges she was denied reasonable accommodations of working eight-hour, instead of 12-hour shifts, and being allowed to eat snacks periodically, is not entitled to a jury ...

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Court Splits Pay Claims from Confidential Claims (access required)

A Lynchburg U.S. District Court grants defendant company’s motion to bifurcate trial of its claims, separating counts 1-3 alleging defendant failed to pay for materials ordered or purchased from plaintiff, from counts 4-5, which arise from a purported breach of ...

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Court to hear tunnel tolls arguments (access required)

The Supreme Court of Virginia has allotted an hour next month for lawyers to argue over whether a proposed public-private tunnel project would impose unconstitutional taxes or valid user fees. The $2.1-billion Midtown Tunnel project in Hampton Roads was blocked ...

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New bankruptcy judge takes office

Keith L. Phillips has taken the oath of office as the newest U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge for the Eastern District of Virginia. Phillips, a veteran Richmond bankruptcy lawyer, was appointed in April to take the bench seat vacated by the ...

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The VLW 2013 ADR Survey

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Virginia Lawyers Weekly is pleased to provide the results of the VLW 2013 Alternative Dispute Resolution Survey. This project provides information about ADR providers across Virginia. For a fee, participants had the opportunity to provide basic information about their ADR ...

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