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Employment Discrimination – Title VII – Firefighter – Hostile Environment – Workers’ Comp Claim (access required)

In a female firefighter’s lawsuit alleging daily sexual harassment since she began working for Fairfax County in 2005, an Alexandria U.S. District Court refuses to strike her allegations that the hostile environment led her to suffer a permanent lung injury ...

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Bills would increase GDC claim limits (access required)

Plaintiffs with minor personal injury claims and other civil litigators with small-scale claims may have greater access to Virginia general district courts under a pending legislative proposal. But not everyone thinks that’s a good idea. The plan, contained in two ...

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Employment Discrimination – Whistleblower Claims – Federal Health Researcher (access required)

A female African-American physician who worked as a sickle-cell disease health researcher for the National Institutes of Health, who alleges she was terminated due to race and gender discrimination and in retaliation for her opposition to the retention and “immortalization” ...

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