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Tag Archives: Judge Claude M. Hilton

Bias Suit Dismissed for Discovery Failures (access required)

An Alexandria U.S. District Court accepts a magistrate judge’s recommendation to dismiss plaintiff’s race and disability bias lawsuit under Fed. R. Civ. P. 37, due to plaintiff’s repeated failures to respond to discovery requests and appear at court hearings; the ...

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IT Contractor Sues Sub for Poaching Workers (access required)

Plaintiff, a Florida small business that provides specialized information technology services, may sue its former subcontractor, an Alaskan company headquartered in Alexandria with whom plaintiff partnered for a government contract, for breach of contract or quantum meruit relief, and for ...

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Man filed qui tam action for alleged upcoding of services – $4,225,000 Settlement (access required)

In this case against Fredericksburg Hos­pitalist Group, PLLC (and 14 of its individ­ual owners) plaintiff/ relator Richard Mor­row alleged that the defendants knowing­ly and intentionally upcoded evaluation and management codes for hospitalist services from 2010 to 2015. This result­ed in ...

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No Age Bias in Firing After Reorganization (access required)

A 501(c)(3) government consulting firm wins summary judgment in an age dis­crimination suit filed by a 52-year-old pro­grammer who performed unsatisfactorily in his role as a supervisor of programmers, and therefore was terminated, according to defendant employer. Plaintiff relies on ...

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Manufacturer Knew About Boycott in Antitrust Claim (access required)

A company that developed and licensed its Active Injury Mitigation Technolo­gy (AIMT) for table saws cannot assert fraudulent concealment to avoid the four-year statute of limitations on its antitrust claims against defendant manufacturers, who allegedly colluded in deciding not to ...

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