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Supervisor’s Complaints Not Race-Based (access required)

An African-American graphic designer hired to work on a project managed by the Navy/Marine Corps Intelligence Center loses his hostile environment race discrimination suit claiming constructive discharge due to his supervisor allegedly raising his voice and at least once, kicking ...

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Nurse Did Not Rebut Poor Performance Claim (access required)

An African-American female registered nurse who worked for defendant Health Net as a transition care manager has her suit alleging race and gender discrimination dismissed by the Alexandria U.S. District Court, as she has failed to rebut defendant’s evidence that ...

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Pre-Incorporation Signing OK for Disclosure Packet (access required)

Although a homeowners’ association was not incorporated when debtors signed documents acknowledging receipt of the disclosure packet required under the Virginia Property Owners Association Act, the 20-month delay in incorporation did not allow debtors to cancel their agreement to buy ...

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Patent Defendant Can Allege ‘Inequitable Conduct’ (access required)

In this patent infringement case involving a drug to treat erectile dysfunction, a Norfolk U.S. District Court says defendant may amend its answer and counterclaim to allege that the ‘012 patent is invalid because plaintiff engaged in inequitable conduct during ...

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Policy Language Deters ‘Stacking’ UIM Coverage (access required)

An auto liability policy’s language limiting underinsured motorist coverage aligns this case with a 1981 Virginia Supreme Court case, and the Alexandria U.S. District Court denies an injured passenger’s request to “stack” coverage in a policy for four vehicles to ...

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