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County Not ‘Employer’ of Social Services Worker (access required)

A 50-year-old female African-American supervisor in a county social services department cannot sue the county for alleged discriminatory demotion when she returned from her honeymoon after marrying her white husband; the Roanoke U.S. District Court says the county is not ...

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Product, Med-Mal Claims Remanded to State Court (access required)

In this suit alleging defendant companies and healthcare providers neglected FDA drug safety warnings about allergic reactions of Stevens-Johnson Syndrome/toxic epidermal necrolysis occurring with doses of acetaminophen, resulting in a 5-year-old child’s injuries from the syndrome, a Charlottesville U.S. District ...

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Client Claims Lawyers Missed ‘False Ad’ Defense (access required)

A Charlottesville U.S. District Court dismisses a legal malpractice claim filed by an employee of a surety company that was unsuccessfully defended by defendant lawyers in a government contractor’s suit charging the surety company and plaintiff individually with false advertising ...

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Court Sorts Liability for Tainted Seafood (access required)

In plaintiff customer’s suit alleging that tainted seafood he consumed at Frankie Rowland’s Steakhouse in Roanoke triggered his Guillain-Barré syndrome, the Roanoke U.S. District Court grants summary judgment against Sam Rust Seafood Inc. on motions filed by Performance Food Group ...

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No § 1983 Claim for VDOT Contract Bidder (access required)

A Charlottesville U.S. District Court dismisses a contractor’s 42 U.S.C. § 1983 suit alleging the Virginia Department of Transportation and two VDOT employees violated plaintiffs’ rights by depriving them of the ability to participate in the procurement process for snow ...

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No ‘Relation Back’ for ‘John Doe’ Officer Suit (access required)

A man’s suit alleging unnamed employees of the Bedford County’s Sheriff’s Department used excessive force in removing him from a social function has failed to show he was deprived of a constitutional right through an official custom or policy of ...

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