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Court Has No Jurisdiction to Enforce Settlement (access required)

Although plaintiff Cingular Wireless settled its dispute with defendant county claiming denial of its application to install a new wireless telecommunications facility violated the Telecommunications Act of 1996, the Richmond U.S. District Court has no jurisdiction to consider Cingular’s motion ...

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Access Allowed to Plaintiff’s Mental Health Records (access required)

A plaintiff alleging his former employer, the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, violated the Family and Medical Leave Act and Americans with Disabilities Act, has placed his mental health at issue by asserting damages including emotional pain, suffering, inconvenience, mental ...

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Source of Harassing Texts Not Shown (access required)

In plaintiff’s suit alleging discriminatory termination and retaliation in violation of 42 U.S.C. § 1981, the Richmond U.S. District Court denies defendant’s request for a protective order against plaintiff, based on allegations that plaintiff has sent harassing text messages to ...

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Mandatory Arbitration in Retiree Health Benefits Suit (access required)

Plaintiff retirees from the Virginia Education Association who are suing over reduction of their retiree benefit in the 2012 Collective Bargaining Agreement are required to submit to mandatory arbitration, as the arbitration clause remained in the parties’ CBA, the Richmond ...

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