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Discharge Prompted by Email Use, Not FMLA Leave (access required)

A hospital secretary who took FMLA leave for her migraine headaches cannot sue for retaliation after her discharge, as the hospital has demonstrated that she was terminated for her unauthorized use of her supervisor’s email; the Harrisonburg U.S. District Court ...

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FMLA Win & Loss Not ‘Inconsistent Verdict’ (access required)

A jury verdict in an FMLA case was not “inconsistent” because the jury found for  plaintiff on her “interference” claim and for employer on plaintiff’s “retaliation” claim based on her termination, says the Harrisonburg U.S. District Court; plaintiff wins $25,258 ...

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Plaintiff Not ‘Incapacitated’ to Toll Time Limit (access required)

A pro se plaintiff’s suit alleging debilitating illness from a course of treatment with vitamin B-12 injections manufactured and distributed by defendants is dismissed by the Lynchburg U.S. District Court, as plaintiff has not shown that her symptoms were so ...

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