A federal appeals court has rejected a statistical expert offered in a legal challenge to an employer’s use of background checks brought by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is the fourth federal appellate ...Read More »
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The bad news must have seemed never-ending to Emily Thomas. Her husband, George, was killed after a bus he was driving on Interstate 26 veered off the road and crashed into a tree. Then it was only in the ensuing ...Read More »
Last August, N.C. Supreme Court Chief Justice Sarah Parker retired, passing the gavel to Justice Mark Martin, appointed to fill the position for the remainder of her term. Parker was appointed — and later elected—chief justice in 2006 and served ...Read More »
Womble Carlyle announced that attorney Amy H. Clayton was added as a partner to the firm’s real estate practice group in its Greenville office. Clayton will focus her practice in the areas of real estate transactions, commercial finance, commercial leasing, ...
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DETROIT — Employment law attorneys are closely watching a Michigan class-action suit filed by former Jimmy John’s employees who claim the national sandwich chain’s noncompete agreement is unfairly keeping them from getting better jobs. Noncompete agreements are commonplace in today’s ...Read More »
In the small hours of Jan. 6, 2005, two Norfolk Southern trains crashed outside a now-shuttered textile mill in Graniteville and blanketed part of the town with more than 60 tons of deadly chlorine gas. Nine people died, hundreds were injured and thousands of nearby residents were evacuated from their homes.Read More »
Attorney: Tammie Lynn Hoffman Location: Magnolia, Texas Bar membership: Member since 1999 Disciplinary action: Disbarred on Feb. 11 Background: In 2008, Nevada resident “John Doe” wired $25,000 to Hoffman’s trust account believing he was investing it with a third party, ...
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Some South Carolina attorneys whose law licenses are under suspension will now be eligible for a little bit of leniency from the state’s strict rules against employing attorneys who are in the process of serving discipline. The state’s Supreme Court ...Read More »