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Fraud, Securities Claims All Stayed for Arbitration (access required)

Although not all claims may be arbitrable in a retired physician’s suit arising from alleged fraudulent investment advice, the Roanoke U.S. District Court nevertheless will stay the entire lawsuit pending the outcome of FINRA arbitration with a co-defendant securities firm. ...

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No Summary Judgment on Severance Claim (access required)

The Lynchburg U.S. District Court denies employer summary judgment finding material disputes on whether employer revoked a severance offer and transferred employee without terminating him; employee’s admitted failure to file a timely complaint with the EEOC requires dismissal of his ...

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No Claim Against Counselor for Batterers (access required)

A defendant charged with assault and battery of his stepdaughter and ordered to participate in a Batterers Intervention Program has not stated Eighth Amendment or Equal Protection claims against the counselor in private practice who offers counseling in the program ...

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Ex-Employee Must Pay Employer’s Costs (access required)

A Charlottesville U.S. District Court that earlier granted summary judgment to defendant Kroger store in a deli manager’s suit alleging race discrimination now awards the employer $4,588.37 in costs. Defendant filed a bill of costs pursuant to Rule 54(d)(1), seeking ...

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