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No Age Bias in Firing After Reorganization (access required)

A 501(c)(3) government consulting firm wins summary judgment in an age dis­crimination suit filed by a 52-year-old pro­grammer who performed unsatisfactorily in his role as a supervisor of programmers, and therefore was terminated, according to defendant employer. Plaintiff relies on ...

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Plaintiff suffered continued numbness in leg after surgery – $150,000 settlement (access required)

Plaintiff presented to a neurosurgeon for a consultation regarding protracted lower left extremity pain. An MRI was ordered. The neurosurgeon recommended a decom­pression laminectomy, bilateral facetecto­mies and discectomy on both sides. Surgery was performed without ade­quate imaging to verify placement ...

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Sentencing Court Cites ‘Evolving Law’ on Marijuana (access required)

A Newport News U.S. District Court revokes a drug defendant’s supervised re­lease for multiple violations of his condi­tions, including DWI and marijuana pos­session; however, in light of the “evolving state of the laws criminalizing” marijua­na possession and DOJ guidelines on ...

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