A unique Fairfax County Department of Family Services’ employee has some quirks. She loves broccoli and green beans. She won’t get into a car unless she’s picked up. And she wants nothing more than cuddles and belly rubs. Rylynn, a ...Read More »
Even though a cybersecurity company stopped selling goods online using an unregistered mark years before a competitor registered a similar mark, its continued use of the mark online subjected it to liability for trademark infringement. Judge Claude M. Hilton of ...Read More »
A demand for treble damages under the Virginia Overtime Wage Act was rejected after a federal judge found that recent amendments applied retroactively. Judge Raymond A. Jackson of the Eastern District of Virginia limited the claimant’s relief to damages available ...Read More »
Virginia Lawyers Weekly is pleased to present the Unsung Legal Heroes for 2022. This program recognizes the Old Dominion’s most talented and dedicated legal support professionals. The honorees consistently go above and beyond the call of duty. This year’s class ...Read More »
An employer’s attempt to establish a black-letter requirement that workers’ compensation claimants must provide notice of their need for transportation to a medical appointment as a condition of recovery has backfired. The employer argued that the Workers Compensation Commission erred ...
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The Court of Appeals of Virginia vacated an order by a circuit court in Western Virginia terminating a father’s parental rights under Va. Code § 16.1-283(C)(2). The appeals court disagreed with the ruling from the Botetourt County Circuit Court, which ...Read More »
A plaintiff who said a required physical fitness test was a discriminatory condition of her government employment and that she was injured by a loss of income when she resigned after failing it can pursue claims under the Age Discrimination ...
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A business owner’s claims that her son conspired with former employees to coordinate a mass resignation and open a competing body-piercing business have survived dismissal. The defendants argued that they were at-will employees protected by the “intra-corporate conspiracy doctrine.” But ...Read More »
Former clients of five Virginia attorneys received $27,230 in reimbursement from the Virginia State Bar Clients’ Protection Fund. Payments in the most recent round of CPF reimbursements were authorized by the Virginia State Bar Clients’ Protection Fund Board on Sept. ...Read More »
A former student athlete’s Title IX retaliation and intentional infliction of emotional distress claims against the College of William & Mary can go forward, a U.S. District Court judge has ruled. The plaintiff alleged that her basketball coach surveilled her ...
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