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Confidentiality Clause in Agreement Breached, Company Says (access required)

A Richmond U.S. District Court says a company that alleges a former employee who settled her sexual harassment claim breached a confidentiality clause by sharing details of the settlement with a coworker, who in turn sued the company, can sue ...

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‘Supplemental’ Expert Report Struck for New Material (access required)

In this dispute between a Jamaican/South Asian food company and the company from whom it purchased assets and a business name, the Alexandria U.S. District Court grants plaintiff LLC’s motion to strike defendant’s “supplemental” expert report, as the report is ...

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Comments Did Not Create ‘Hostile Environment’ (access required)

A Ford dealership wins summary judgment in this race discrimination suit in which an African-American claims he was subjected to a hostile work environment based on a series of comments referencing plaintiff as looking like a “thug,” having access to ...

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Tobacco Assessment Calculation Upheld (access required)

Plaintiff tobacco company loses its challenge to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s method for determining assessments against manufacturers and importers of tobacco products under the Fair and Equitable Tobacco Reform Act of 2004, in this decision from Richmond U.S. District ...

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