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Contractor’s Damages Claim Dismissed (access required)

In plaintiff Projects Management Company’s contract action claiming defendant DynCorp International breached a subcontract, Subcontract 002, by paying invoices for over $1.2 million to a bank account in Lebanon not specifically authorized in Subcontract 002, an Alexandria U.S. District Court ...

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‘Showing Up’ Is Essential Job Requirement (access required)

A Russian linguist hired as an instructor for the Department of Defense who had chronic attendance problems and ultimately was terminated for being AWOL cannot sue for disability discrimination based on her fear of flying; the Alexandria U.S. District Court ...

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No FDCPA Claim for Robo-Calls (access required)

A Charlottesville U.S. District Court dismisses plaintiff’s complaint alleging violations of federal and state law arising from defendant mortgage company’s 130 debt-collection calls that disrupted her home-based business and included harassment by defendant’s agent. The court dismisses plaintiff’s claim under ...

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‘Public Disclosure’ No Bar to FCA Overbilling Claim (access required)

Defendant government contractor’s report to the Department of Defense Office of the Inspector General disclosing “unacceptable” time-billing practices, but denying overbilling, was not a “public disclosure” that would bar relator’s suit under the False Claims Act; the Alexandria U.S. District ...

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Suit Dismissed for Failure to Exhaust (access required)

The Newport News U.S. District Court dismisses a nurse’s pro se complaint alleging disability discrimination suit because her charge filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission did not administratively exhaust claims filed in her suit. The amended complaint focuses this ...

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