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Too Late for New RICO Plaintiffs, Court Says (access required)

A Lynchburg U.S. District Court denies plaintiff company’s motion to allow two individuals to intervene in plaintiff’s suit alleging defendant committed acts that violated the civil racketeering statute, 18 U.S.C. §§ 1962 and 1964; although intervention would be proper under ...

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Court Upholds Firing of Quality Control Manager (access required)

A Lynchburg U.S. District Court grants summary judgment to defendant, a manufacturer of fragrance and personal care products, in this Title VII race discrimination suit filed by an African-American male who was terminated as defendant’s former director of quality control; ...

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Former Client Can’t Disqualify Law Firm (access required)

A Charlottesville U.S. District Court Magistrate Judge denies plaintiff’s motion for removal of defense counsel which seeks to disqualify the law firm of Williams Mullen from representing defendant U.S. Bank National Association on the basis of an alleged conflict because ...

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Contract Doctors Not Government Employees (access required)

Two physicians employed by a staffing agency and working under contract with a veterans hospital were independent contractors, not government employees, and a plaintiff cannot sue the government under the FTCA for the doctors’ alleged medical malpractice in performing his ...

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