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P.G. County firefighter wins $300K on retaliation claim (access required)

A retired Prince George’s County firefighter was awarded damages of $300,000 after a federal jury found the county unlawfully retaliated against her for filing a complaint of racial and gender bias.

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Barry Rosen: Investigate harassment claims promptly (access required)

A recent federal case, Tuli v. Brigham & Women’s Hospital, demonstrates how costly it can be for a health care organization to fail to respond to complaints about discrimination and harassment. Dr. Sagun Tuli was hired in 2002 by Brigham ...

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Facebook moves to dismiss N.Y. man’s ownership claim

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Attorneys for Facebook are asking a judge to dismiss a New York man’s lawsuit claiming half-ownership of the social networking site. The request comes in papers filed Monday in U.S. District Court in Buffalo. Attorneys for Menlo ...

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Redskins fight ex-punter’s workers’ compensation claim (access required)

The Washington Redskins on Tuesday urged Maryland’s top court to sack prior decisions requiring the team to pay Maryland workers’ compensation benefits to ex-punter Tom Tupa, who suffered a career-ending back injury during preseason warm-ups at FedEx Field in Landover ...

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Marianne D. Fishler: Life insurance isn’t for you, it’s for survivors (access required)

The questions around life insurance — Do I need it? How much? What kind (term, universal, whole life, variable, fixed)? — keep many people awake at night. And once purchased, how do you know you made the right decision? You ...

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