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Hospital Lab Tech Given Custom Work Station (access required)

The Alexandria U.S. District Court grants employer summary judgment in plaintiff pathology assistant’s suit alleging violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act; defendant hospital provided multiple accommodations for plaintiff’s back spasms, including work-station modifications to allow her to sit while ...

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Arbitration Ordered for Airline Bonus Dispute (access required)

In plaintiff airline pilots’ association’s suit alleging defendant airline violated the governing Railway Labor Act by distributing recruitment and retention bonuses that modified “rates of pay” under the parties’ union contract, the Alexandria U.S. District Court says this presents a ...

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Former Attorney-in-Fact Hit With Sanctions (access required)

After imposing a constructive trust against a woman’s niece and former attorney-in-fact, who allegedly used the woman’s personal funds to pay for the niece’s home improvements and personal expenses, the Alexandria U.S. District Court grants summary judgment to plaintiffs, the ...

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Fired employee could sue for blood safety claim (access required)

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An American Red Cross employee can  sue  for  retaliatory termination after she reported a supervisor’s alleged contamination of personnel and blood products while drawing blood from two donors, a Norfolk federal court has ruled. When the employee was fired several ...

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No Jurisdiction from Social Media Posts (access required)

In this case arising out of purported internet communications and third-party conversations by defendants between over an 11-month period that allegedly defamed plaintiff, the Richmond U.S. District Court says it can only exercise personal jurisdiction over defendants concerning plaintiff’s claim ...

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Service Member’s SCRA Lease Suit Transferred (access required)

A service member who alleges his landlord in Washington State continued to charge rents after he terminated his lease upon his transfer to Fort Eustis in Virginia, and involved a collection agency to collect unpaid rent, has his suit charging ...

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