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LeClairRyan: Trial Court Dismisses Negligent Hiring, Retention Claims Against Motor Carrier
Posted on 24 Feb 2014 by LeClairRyan

A New Hampshire trial court recently ruled that negligent hiring and retention claims asserted against a motor carrier on behalf of persons seriously injured in a multi-vehicle accident are redundant of the motor carrier's vicarious liability and... Read More

High Court Says Black Firefighter Lawsuit Can Proceed
Posted on 24 May 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. – (AP) The Supreme Court ruled Monday that a group of African Americans did not wait too long to sue Chicago over a hiring test they challenged as discriminatory, freeing them to further press their case. It is the second time in... Read More

Ex-AG To Be Questioned In Lawsuit Over His Tenure
Posted on 27 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) Fallout continues from the politically tinged firings of U.S. attorneys in the administration of George W. Bush, with former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales to undergo questioning Monday in a civil case against the Justice Department... Read More