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Disclosure Forms End Some Class Claims (access required)

In this class action asserting defen­dant employer violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act with inadequate disclo­sures about obtaining pre-hiring con­sumer reports, the Richmond U.S. Dis­trict Court grants summary judgment for defendant as to the 559 class mem­bers who signed “Standalone ...

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Welcome Center Materials Are ‘Protected Speech’ (access required)

A publisher of visitors’ guides to Vir­ginia does not have standing to chal­lenge Virginia Department of Trans­portation policies governing what may be displayed in VDOT Welcome Centers and rest areas; although the publisher has standing to challenge the fees for ...

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Contrib Jury Instruction Allowed in Med-Mal Case (access required)

A Roanoke City Circuit Court denies plaintiff estate’s post-trial motion objecting to a jury verdict for defendant emergency room physician, rejecting the estate’s con­tention that the trial court erred in granting defendant a jury instruction on contributory negligence in this ...

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