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Trademark Claim Support Alter Ego Theory (access required)

A softball association has stated a claim against an individual defendant based on a theory that he is the alter ego for defendant softball organization, supported in part by the association’s claims for trademark infringement. Plaintiff York Amateur Softball Association ...

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Former Franchisees Must Pay Attorney’s Fees (access required)

A Norfolk U.S. District Court orders former franchisees, who were required to return to franchisor customer lists, customer tax returns, files and an operations manual for the tax preparation service, to pay $9,261 in attorney’s fees to plaintiff franchisor. Plaintiff ...

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Conditional Class Certified in Overtime Pay Case (access required)

A Norfolk U.S. District Court denies plaintiff discount store employees’ motion for equitable tolling of their suit for overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act, and dismisses with prejudice FLSA claims related to assistant store managers, but dismisses plaintiffs’ ...

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DOT Procedure Not Exhaustion Requirement (access required)

A commercial truck driver can sue for disability discrimination when he was terminated from his job after suffering a transient ischemic attack, after the driver’s treating physician employer’s physicians said the driver was qualified to return to work but one ...

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Employer Wins Age Discrimination Suit (access required)

A cleaning services technician for VCU Health System who alleges he was repeatedly passed over for promotions due to age discrimination loses his suit alleging age discrimination as the Richmond U.S. District Court grants summary judgment for defendant. Plaintiff’s hostile ...

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