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Inmate’s Claims for Meals, Medical Care Survive (access required)

A Virginia state prison inmate’s claims related to denial of kosher meals and inadequate medical care survive dismissal in the inmate’s suit alleging violations of 42 U.S.C. § 1983, but the Norfolk U.S. District Court dismisses plaintiff’s remaining claims. Plaintiff’s ...

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Exec Bonus was ‘Income’ for Disability Plan (access required)

A disabled executive’s $280,000 “profit-sharing” bonus counted as payment for work under his company’s ERISA disability plan, and the boost in his earnings allowed the plan administrator to terminate his long-term disability benefits in 2012; however, the plan could not ...

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No ‘Fiduciary’ Exception for Protected Docs (access required)

In plaintiffs’ ERISA suit against an employer who allegedly promised plaintiffs pension credits if they returned to work for the employer after an eight-year stint with the CIA, the Alexandria U.S. District Court denies plaintiffs’ motion to compel production of ...

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Damages Awarded for ‘Used Tires’ Cargo (access required)

Plaintiff, a foreign company operating as a common carrier providing worldwide ocean transportation services for containerized cargo, wins summary judgment and damages from defendant, a non-vessel operating common carrier, after abandonment of cargo represented as “auto parts” to be shipped ...

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Software Start-Up Sues ‘Cloud’ Vendor (access required)

In this dispute between a cloud-based computing services company and a software start-up, the Alexandria U.S. District Court says defendant software company may counterclaim against plaintiff for conspiracy, but dismisses its counterclaims for aiding and abetting a breach of fiduciary ...

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