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Plaintiff Gets Protective Order, Signs Release (access required)

In plaintiff’s suit alleging violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Family Medical Leave Act, a Richmond U.S. District Court grants plaintiff’s motion for a protective order and defendant’s motion to compel, regarding plaintiff’s medical records. At the ...

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Fees Ordered on Motion to Compel (access required)

An Alexandria U.S. District Court accepts the magistrate judge’s recommendation to sanction plaintiff company for its failure to produce two witnesses from abroad for deposition by dismissing plaintiff’s suit, without prejudice, and ordering plaintiff to pay defendant’s attorney’s fees and ...

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Dismissal Sanction for Missed Depositions (access required)

Plaintiff company’s failure to produce two witnesses from abroad for deposition, and refusal to respond to discovery during the “pleading stage” of the litigation, lead the Alexandria U.S. District Court Magistrate Judge to recommend dismissal of plaintiff’s suit, without prejudice, ...

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Venue Transfer Denied in Trade Secret Case (access required)

Although plaintiff, a Virginia limited liability corporation, is moving some of its operations to Durham, N.C., the company president’s declarations indicate its headquarters still are located in Radford, Va., where the president maintains a home and where significant corporate records ...

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