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Sleep Apnea Condition Supports Disability Claim (access required)

A Roanoke U.S. District Court refuses to dismiss an IT specialist’s claim that his former employer Radford University violated the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 when it rejected his proposal for accommodation of his medical condition of sleep insomnia and sleep ...

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Court Bifurcates Trial of Contract, Sherman Act Claims (access required)

In this dispute between Shire LLC, a drug company, and a scientist who formerly worked for another company acquired by Shire, and who left to form his own biopharmaceutical company, KemPharm, the Roanoke U.S. District Court grants plaintiff Shire’s motion ...

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Personal Jurisdiction Arises from Fraudulent Lumber Sale Scheme (access required)

In an insurance company’s action to recover from defendant, a plant lumber manager at a Kentucky plant for Virginia cabinet manufacturer American Woodmark, for losses the insurer paid to American for the plant manager’s fraudulent scheme with his wife and ...

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No ADA Claim after Altercation with Supervisor (access required)

A Harrisonburg U.S. District Court dismisses an employee’s claim that his supervisor at the Virginia Department of Transportation failed to offer a reasonable accommodation for the employee’s post-traumatic stress disorder after a “verbal altercation.” Assuming arguendo that plaintiff qualifies as ...

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