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Hospital Lab Tech Given Custom Work Station (access required)

The Alexandria U.S. District Court grants employer summary judgment in plaintiff pathology assistant’s suit alleging violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act; defendant hospital provided multiple accommodations for plaintiff’s back spasms, including work-station modifications to allow her to sit while ...

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Arbitration Ordered for Airline Bonus Dispute (access required)

In plaintiff airline pilots’ association’s suit alleging defendant airline violated the governing Railway Labor Act by distributing recruitment and retention bonuses that modified “rates of pay” under the parties’ union contract, the Alexandria U.S. District Court says this presents a ...

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Former Attorney-in-Fact Hit With Sanctions (access required)

After imposing a constructive trust against a woman’s niece and former attorney-in-fact, who allegedly used the woman’s personal funds to pay for the niece’s home improvements and personal expenses, the Alexandria U.S. District Court grants summary judgment to plaintiffs, the ...

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Consent Cannot Support Removal Action (access required)

Defendants’ assertion that, despite no proper diversity or federal question jurisdiction, their counterclaim against plaintiff provides a basis for federal court jurisdiction does not persuade the Roanoke U.S. District Court, and the case is remanded to Virginia state court. Defendants ...

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