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Defendant’s failure to prepare witness results in second deposition, fees (access required)

Where the transcript showed the defendant’s corporate designee was not prepared to testify about several topics listed in the corporate deposition notice, a second deposition was ordered and defendant has to pay reasonable expenses and attorneys’ fees. Background Willie Henderson ...

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Subpoena dispute involving Twitter is transferred (access required)

The disposition of a nonparty subpoena to Twitter issued in a defamation action in the Eastern District of Virginia was transferred to that court because decisions on motions to quash are intertwined with the underlying matter, transfer avoids inconsistent results ...

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Hostile environment claim against grocery goes forward (access required)

Where a former employee failed to plead facts showing Food Lion denied her requested accommodation and conceded that her defamation claims were time-barred, those counts were dismissed. But because she plausibly alleged she experienced a hostile work environment due to ...

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Virginia Tech not liable for hostile work environment, bias (access required)

Where a former employee did not show severe or pervasive harassment or that she was constructively discharged, Virginia Tech and the state prevailed on hostile work environment, discrimination and retaliation claims. Background On June 19, 2018, Dr. Kimberly Renae Andrews ...

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Woman’s claim for ‘constructive demotion’ recognized (access required)

Where an instructor at a Virginia-based truck driver training and job placement program alleged she was subjected to lewd and lascivious comments by multiple employees, that she stepped down from her position after she complained about the harassment and that ...

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