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Tag Archives: Administrative

Court Dismisses MWAA Toll Challenge Suit (access required)

Plaintiff users of the Dulles Toll Road to access Reagan National Airport and Dulles International Airport have not stated claims against the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority with allegations that the MWAA results from an unlawful interstate compact and represents an ...

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ALJ Erred in Discounting Pain, Doctor Opinion (access required)

In rejecting a social security disability application filed by a 38-year-old woman who suffered from multiple medically determinable impairments, the ALJ applied an improper legal standard to discredit claimant’s evidence of pain intensity and the opinions of her treating physicians, ...

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Leaving Children With Sex Offender Was ‘Neglect’ (access required)

A Roanoke City Circuit Court rejects a petition for review of findings by the social services department that petitioner mother physically neglected her children by knowingly leaving them with an unregistered sex offender whom she knew had been convicted of ...

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Waterman Had No Standing in Oyster Lease Case (access required)

Appellants, including a commercial wa­terman, did not have standing to challenge a circuit court order upholding a decision of the Virginia Marine Resources Commission to grant oyster harvesting ground leases to two individual lessees in areas that previ­ously allowed public ...

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SSA Claim Remanded for ‘Special Technique’ Reg (access required)

On a matter of first impression in this circuit, the 4th Circuit holds that an administrative law judge’s failure to follow the “special technique” required while evaluating a claimant’s mental impairment may constitute harmless error; however, it was not harmless ...

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