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No Disability for ‘Pre-Existing’ Back Pain (access required)

A plan administrator did not abuse its discretion in determining plaintiff’s lower back pain was a pre-existing condition rendering him ineligible for long-term disability benefits under an ERISA-qualified disability plan, says an Abingdon U.S. District Court. Plaintiff was employed as ...

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Principal Can Sue for Superintendent Harassment (access required)

A Big Stone Gap U.S. District Court says a female school principal has stated a valid hostile work environment claim based on allegations that she was sexually harassed by a male school superintendent the school board hired despite receiving information ...

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