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Costs Denied for Nonparty Document Production (access required)

A Roanoke U.S. District Court Magistrate Judge denies a nonparty’s motion seeking the $20,767 as costs of production of documents subpoenaed by plaintiff Seventh Day Adven­tists in their Title VII religious discrimina­tion suit against their employer; given the vast disparity ...

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SDTs for Former Employers Quashed (access required)

In an African-American hairdresser’s suit against her former employer, Great Clips, a Roanoke U.S. District Court quashes defendant’s subpoenas duces te­cum to plaintiff’s former and subsequent employers, as the information sought in these subpoenas may be obtained by written interrogatories ...

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Georgia Trucking Company Faces Negligent Hiring Claim (access required)

An interstate trucking broker in Geor­gia is subject to specific jurisdiction ina Harrisonburg U.S. District Court in a wrongful death action alleging the negli­gent hiring and retention of a driver of a load of frozen chicken had an extensive criminal ...

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Medical Records Relevant to Emotional Distress Claim (access required)

A Harrisonburg U.S. District Court says that for discovery purposes in developing a po­tential defense, plaintiff’s medical information is relevant and plaintiff must produce medical records from the past three years to allow de­fendant to address any relevant pre-existing conditions ...

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