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School Employee’s ‘Hostile Environment’ Claim Dismissed (access required)

An African-American instructional materials technician loses her Title VII suit alleging defendant school system subjected her to a hostile environment and terminated her due to her race; her failure to identify comparators who were treated less harshly in the workplace, ...

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Doctor Has Claim for FCA Retaliation (access required)

A cardiologist who alleges he was terminated after he complained about improper Medicare billing practices can sue for post-termination retaliation under the False Claims Act, says a Richmond U.S. District Court. Defendant Cardiology Associates of Fredericksburg employs physicians to render ...

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No ADA Claim for Firefighter’s ADHD (access required)

Although plaintiff firefighter received various accommodations while training to become a firefighter/EMT, he has failed to state disability discrimination claims under the Americans with Disabilities Act or racial discrimination under Title VII, and the Norfolk U.S. District Court dismisses his ...

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No ‘Bad Faith’ Attorney’s Fees for Employer (access required)

Applying an objective standard for bad faith, an Alexandria U.S. District Court declines to award attorney’s fees to defendant employer, sued by its former CEO for tortious interference with contract; attorneys cannot control their clients and although plaintiff’s emails painted ...

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Job Offer to Felon Was Fraudulent, Plaintiff Says (access required)

A plaintiff may sue defendant school official for allegedly making false representations that her prior felony conviction would not prevent her employment as Budget and Finance Director for the school system and her application had been cleared with the school ...

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