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Injured employee sues responsible ‘other party’ (access required)

Where the plaintiff was injured by an employee of a freight unloading company that was working at the plaintiff’s jobsite, the exclusivity provision of the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Act did not bar the plaintiff’s claim against the company because it ...

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Giving evidence to grand jury wasn’t misconduct (access required)

Where the government prosecuting a pharmaceutical company over alleged fraud stemming from the development and marketing of prescription drugs presented to the grand jury evidence of a prior conviction of an individual doctor, its conduct did not warrant dismissal of ...

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Sentence will be based on ‘ice’ methamphetamine conspiracy (access required)

Where defendants objected to the application of advisory sentencing guidelines for “ice” methamphetamine, a high purity drug, instead of guidelines for mixtures that are less pure, the government successfully provided evidence that the conspiracy centered on ice methamphetamine. Background In ...

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Bias case against school board goes forward (access required)

Where an employee sufficiently alleged she was underpaid because of her age and that her compensation for teaching certain classes was reduced after she complained to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the school board’s motion to dismiss discrimination and retaliation ...

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