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Dismissal With Prejudice, But No Fee Award (access required)

A Lynchburg U.S. District Court dismisses an African-American pro se plaintiff’s failure-to-hire race discrimination suit for failure to comply with discovery, but declines to impose sanctions other than dismissal with prejudice. Despite repeated attempts to contact plaintiff, defendant has not ...

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Plaintiff’s Experts Allowed on Spinal Fracture (access required)

A woman injured in a car accident who is suing defendants for medical malpractice in failing to immobilize her unstable spinal fracture and ordering physical therapy without performing CT scans or film studies, may use expert testimony from a board-certified ...

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Counting Doctor Visits for ‘Chronic’ Condition (access required)

A Harrisonburg U.S. District Court denies partial summary judgment to a plaintiff who alleges her mental health problems constituted a “chronic serious health condition” under the Family and Medical Leave Act. A “chronic serious health condition” under the FMLA is ...

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