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Immigration bond obligor prevails in dispute with bond issuer (access required)

An insurance company that issued thousands of immigration bonds at the request of Nexus Services  prevailed in a dispute over the parties’ indemnity agreement. Nexus was ordered to provide access to its books and records, deposit a reasonable amount as ...

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Conductor’s accident occurred while railcar was ‘in use’ (access required)

Although a railcar was not being operated at the time a Norfolk Southern Railroad Company conductor fell off a culvert, the train was “in use” because it was on the mainline, the conductor was performing final tasks before the train’s ...

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Man injured in air shaft collapse — $5 million verdict (access required)

Plaintiff was severely injured when a grate covering an air shaft collapsed and he fell approximately 25 feet onto a concrete floor. He suffered many injuries, including a fractured wrist, a fractured pelvis, fractured vertebrae, nerve and blood vessel damage ...

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Farmer’s claims against Warren County and officials largely dismissed (access required)

Where a farmer alleged he was subjected to “unnecessarily aggressive and ultimately frivolous Planning Department enforcement action,” his procedural and substantive due process, equal protection and conspiracy claims were dismissed. His Fourth Amendment claim against a state official who allegedly ...

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Suit claims age discrimination by bank (access required)

Allegations that Carter Bank & Trust has marginalized older employees, stripped them of duties and responsibilities, denied training and promotional opportunities provided to younger employees and made comments reflecting age animus were sufficient to withstand a motion to dismiss disparate ...

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Unite the Right defendant must provide access to social media accounts (access required)

After the Rule 30(b)(6) representative for the National Socialist Movement, or NSM, refused to comply with the plaintiffs’ counsel regarding discovery, he was ordered to produce social media accounts and passwords, as well as electronic devices that may contain potentially ...

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