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Tag Archives: Judge John A. Gibney Jr.

Lack of expert testimony dooms mesh implant claims (access required)

Where the plaintiff alleged that she suffered injuries from a transvaginal mesh implant, but she had no expert testimony on the applicable safety standard or causation, the manufacturer was granted summary judgment. Background Elnora Henderson alleges that she suffered injuries ...

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Prison officials sued for not stopping guard dog attacks (access required)

Where a detainee alleged that he suffered severe physical and psychological injuries when he was attacked by a guard’s dog, and further alleged that supervisory officials were aware of patrol dog attacks throughout Virginia but did nothing to stop them, ...

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Basis of employee’s termination a jury question (access required)

Where there was evidence of age-related comments at the time the finance department employee was terminated, and the town shifted its explanation for letting her go, a jury will decide if she was terminated because of her personal telephone calls, ...

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Man terminated for inability to perform, not bias (access required)

Where a maintenance worker admitted that his job required frequently lifting light objects, and occasionally lifting heavy objects, and he could no longer perform those essential functions, his employment was ended for a legitimate business reason. Background Terry Harris, who ...

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