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No COBRA Claim for Cutting Benefits After FMLA Leave (access required)

A city firefighter was not entitled to continued health insurance benefits under COBRA when he failed to return to work after exhausting his leave under the Family Medical Leave Act; the Danville U.S. District Court says plaintiff’s failure to return ...

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Recusal Not Required, But Judge Transfers Case (access required)

In plaintiff power company’s suit alleging defendant owners of shorefront property in Franklin County are building a dock that violates plaintiff’s property rights, the Roanoke U.S. District Court denies defendants’ motion seeking the court’s recusal, but exercises its discretion to ...

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Plaintiff Sues Over Workplace Mold Exposure (access required)

A Lynchburg U.S. District Court says there are issues of material fact on employer’s response to plaintiff’s requests for accommodation of her severe and chronic allergies aggravated by mold exposure in the workplace. Plaintiff alleges she suffers from chronic allergies ...

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Sales, Cost Data Are ‘Attorneys’ Eyes Only’ (access required)

In this patent litigation between two competing manufacturers of crossbows, a Harrisonburg U.S. District Court Magistrate Judge says the parties must stick to their previously-agreed upon terms for a protective order, and “macro-level” cost and sales information for defendant should ...

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