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Tag Archives: U.S. District Court – Western District

Virginia Miller Act suit stayed due to pending litigation (access required)

Where a subcontractor sued a surety under the Virginia Little Miller Act, claiming it was a beneficiary under prime contractor’s payment bond, but a pending lawsuit between the prime contractor and subcontractor in Pennsylvania would likely resolve the surety’s liability, ...

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Man can’t show termination related to protected activity (access required)

Where there was a one year gap between a store manager’s alleged protected activity and his termination, a few instances of the silent treatment and a single reprimand were insufficient to show his termination was causally connected to his protected ...

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Firing result of alleged sexual conduct, not bias (access required)

Where a female supervisor alleged her termination, following an investigation of alleged inappropriate sexual conduct in a supply closet, was sex discrimination, but the male store manager who was in the supply closet was also terminated, the store prevailed on ...

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Manager axed over employee injuries, not age (access required)

Where the record showed a manufacturing manager was terminated because of a consistent increase in the number of Occupational Safety and Health Administration, or OSHA, recordable injuries at his plant, his age discrimination claim failed as a matter of law. ...

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Federal interest rate applies to condemnation award (access required)

Where the federal court applies federal substantive law in condemnation cases, and the court previously ruled that the federal interest rate would apply to an award in a condemnation case involving the Mountain Valley Pipeline, the landowners’ claim for interest ...

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