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April 29, 2014 4th Circuit Published opinions

United States v Ocasio Ocasio, a police officer, was convicted of conspiracy and extortion by a public official. As part of his sentence, he was ordered to pay restitution to an insurance company which was not a victim of the … Continue reading

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March 15, 2013 4th Circuit published opinions

Calvary Christian Center v City of Fredericksburg, Virginia Center moved to amend its complaint after the district court dismissed the case. The district court denied the motion and denied a motion to reconsider. The panel affirmed. Because the original complaint … Continue reading

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January 9, 2013 4th Circuit published opinions

Young v United Parcel Service, Inc. Young was placed on a 20 pound lifting restriction by her prenatal caregiver. UPS did not offer light duty for pregnant workers on lifting restriction and refused to allow Young to work on light … Continue reading

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March 20, 2012 United States Supreme Court opinions

Roberts v Sea-Lland Services, Inc. Roberts slipped on ice and fell hurting her neck and back. Sea-Land paid benefits under the Longshoreman and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act which caps benefits at twice the average weekly salary of certain workers. After … Continue reading

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March 16, 2012 4th Circuit published opinions

Ignacio v. United States A Pentagon police officer threatened to beat up plaintiff after work and pretended to punch plaintiff in the face. Plaintiff sued under the Federal Tort Claim Act. The district court held that while the case met … Continue reading

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