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SDTs for Former Employers Quashed (access required)

In an African-American hairdresser’s suit against her former employer, Great Clips, a Roanoke U.S. District Court quashes defendant’s subpoenas duces te­cum to plaintiff’s former and subsequent employers, as the information sought in these subpoenas may be obtained by written interrogatories ...

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Georgia Trucking Company Faces Negligent Hiring Claim (access required)

An interstate trucking broker in Geor­gia is subject to specific jurisdiction ina Harrisonburg U.S. District Court in a wrongful death action alleging the negli­gent hiring and retention of a driver of a load of frozen chicken had an extensive criminal ...

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Client Owes Lawyer for Improper Removal (access required)

An Alexandria U.S. District Court up­holds a magistrate judge’s order requiring plaintiff lawyer’s client to pay plaintiff $3,325.75 in actual expenses, including attorney’s fees, for the client’s improper removal of the lawyer’s collection action to federal court after it had ...

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