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Tag Archives: Tort

Ex-student can’t show discipline was discriminatory (access required)

Where a student dismissed from the East Carolina University School of Social Work’s Master’s Degree program sued the university alleging that its decision discriminated against her in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act, or ADA, the university was granted ...

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$1M penalty imposed against prime contractor (access required)

Where employees working for the subcontractor of a government prime contractor accepted more than $1 million in kickbacks, a civil penalty in that amount was imposed against the government contractor under the strict liability provision of the Anti-Kickback Act. Background ...

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Res judicata bars fifth suit arising from same facts (access required)

Where the court previously dismissed with prejudice a suit brought by disgruntled bank customers for failure to state a claim, their current complaint — which was their fifth complaint — was substantially similar to the previously filed complaints and the ...

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Tech companies accused of trade secret theft (access required)

Where two companies that provide geospatial information services allegedly hired the plaintiffs’ employees, induced them to disclose proprietary information in breach of their non-disclosure agreements and continue to disclose and use the plaintiffs’ trade secrets in their business operations despite ...

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