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Claimant Faulted for Procedural Errors (access required)

Finding multiple procedural errors in this appeal, the Court of Appeals summarily affirms the commission’s termination of claimant’s temporary total disability benefits and denial of his requests for a change in treating physicians and assignment of a Spanish-speaking adjuster. Claimant ...

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No ADA Claim from Kidney Stone Treatment (access required)

A Lynchburg U.S. District Court dismisses a former deputy sheriff’s suit alleging discriminatory termination in violation of federal and state disability protection laws, in the wake of his treatment for kidney stones. The ultimate effect of the Americans with Disabilities ...

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Coach Sues Superintendent on Contract Claim (access required)

On the magistrate judge’s recommendation, a Richmond U.S. District Court denies dismissal of claims under 42 U.S.C. §§ 1981 and 1983 alleging defendant school superintendent discriminated against plaintiff, an African-American male computer technician and coach, by not renewing his contract ...

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No Race Bias Claim for White Professor (access required)

Although plaintiff, a male Caucasian professor, points to two other Caucasian professors who were denied tenure by defendant Virginia State University, a historically African-American institution, he has not stated a plausible claim of employment discrimination based on race and the ...

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