A credit reporting agency may face a trial on a claim for “willful” violation of the Fair Credit Reporting Act because it did not come clean on sources of information for a plaintiff’s damaging credit report. Michael Dreher learned about ...Read More »
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During Prohibition, a land trust made perfect sense. The unusual form of property ownership allows one or more owners to place their property in trust, with a trustee managing day-to-day operations. The twist: The true owners, whose identity remains confidential, ...Read More »
For years, employers have struggled with correctly classifying workers as employees or independent contractors. When the economy went south, the problem became more serious as various state and federal agencies, seeking revenue, brought enforcement actions against companies that misclassified workers. ...
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A recent recommendation from the National Traffic Safety Board is drawing the ire of DUI attorneys. The NTSB’s report, “Reaching Zero: Actions to Eliminate Alcohol-Impaired Driving,” made several suggestions about improving the safety of the country’s roads. Included in the ...Read More »
Demonstrating the principles of leadership she strives to teach, Viola Osborne Baskerville left politics to return to the place where she first learned how to lead: the Girl Scouts. Currently the CEO of the Girls Scouts of the Commonwealth of ...
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An almost $11 million settlement for a toddler who suffered a severe head injury after falling from a hotel balcony presented a conundrum on the timing of the lawsuit. The boy was two years old when he ventured onto a ...Read More »
While stories of foreign hackers and data breaches may seem unlikely in the commonwealth, “it can happen to anyone,” warned John Simek, vice president of Sensei Enterprises, a digital forensics and information security company in Fairfax. Take the example of ...Read More »
Thirteen years after a serious accident, a 20-year-old college student reached a $1.7 million settlement in a suit over her mild traumatic brain injury. Seven years old at the time of the accident, the plaintiff (whose name and other identifying ...Read More »