If you’re an employer in a lawsuit, you are held to a lower pleading standard than your employees.

Grant v. Bank of America, Civil Action No. 2:13-cv-342 (E.D.Va. Feb. 25, 2014), was handed down last week. The plaintiff, Ms. Grant, is black. She is suing her former employer and her former supervisor for race discrimination: she claims that when she was Vice President and Banking Center Manager, she did not receive the same […]

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Your employment law claim is an asset that you must disclose if you file for bankruptcy.

Royal v. R&L Carriers Shared Services, LLC, 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 57416; 118 Fair Empl. Prac. Cas. (BNA) 112 (E.D. Va., April 22, 2013) The plaintiff, Andre Royal, was an employee of the defendant, R&L Carriers Shared Services, L.L.C., until R&L terminated him on April 15, 2008. By January of 2009, Royal had filed a […]

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