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Benefits Cut Off for ‘Self-Reported’ Migraines (access required)

A former trade association art director cannot overturn an ERISA plan administrator’s termination of her long-term disability benefits for migraine headaches; the Alexandria U.S. District Court says the decision to terminate benefits after 24 months was a “reasoned and principled ...

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No ADEA Suit from Biased Layoff Claim (access required)

A former executive architect for defendant healthcare company, who alleges he was fired after he complained about age discrimination against other employees, loses his Age Discrimination in Employment Act suit on summary judgment in the Alexandria U.S. District Court. Plaintiff, ...

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No Demand for Shareholder Derivative Suit (access required)

The Alexandria U.S. District Court dismisses plaintiff shareholder’s suit alleging breach of fiduciary duty by the board of directors of a computer corporation in connection with their management decisions and public statements about a major contract with the United Kingdom’s ...

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NoVa lawyers using ‘rate chart’ to get fees (access required)

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Attorneys handling complex civil litigation in Northern Virginia are making use of a new benchmark to win higher fee awards from federal judges, including a 2011 award of more than $4 million. U.S. District Court Judge Gerald Bruce Lee has ...

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Tumor Treatment Patent Rejected for ‘Obviousness’ (access required)

In plaintiffs’ suit challenging the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s denial of his application for a patent relating to a method for treating tumors with formic acid, an Alexandria U.S. District Court grants summary judgment for the PTO’s rejection of ...

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Enemy Combatant’s Torture Suit Dismissed (access required)

In this suit by an Algerian citizen against former government officials alleging abuse, mistreatment and torture by U.S. military personnel during plaintiff’s detention in multiple countries, the suit is dismissed because, among other reasons, the Military Commissions Act bars courts ...

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Interstate Delivery Drivers Lose on Preemption Issue (access required)

An Alexandria U.S. District Court grants summary judgment to defendant Lasership Inc. in this suit filed by a purported class of delivery truck drivers who allege they were misclassified under the Massachusetts Independent Contractor Statute, M.G.L. 149 § 148B. Though ...

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