"The underlying complaint alleges that as a result of Dello Russo's faulty workmanship during renovations, the building partially collapsed, requiring the demolition of the remaining structure. In other words, the underlying complaint alleges that Dello Russo's negligence caused an accident. Accordingly, the claims against Dello Russo allege 'property damage' caused by an 'occurrence,'" the court said.
Haynes was a long-time volunteer with the WSBA and often traveled to attend meetings and conferences. She charged some WSBA-related volunteer expenses to one law firm's credit card without prior authorization from the firm but failed to promptly notify and reimburse the law firm when she received direct reimbursement from the WSBA for those expenses, the court said.
"In deciding whether to complete this year's statistical survey, we asked U.S. News to make this information available to students free of charge," Dan Takaji said in his announcement. "Unfortunately, U.S. News has not committed to do that" so "[w]e see little reason to devote our resources to completing this lengthy survey so it can sell the information back to prospective students."
Additional Allegations Brought Against Virginia Department of Education as Motions to Dismiss Are Pending
Attorneys with Susman Godfrey, Merritt Law, and the Civil Rights Clinic of Georgetown Law are bringing additional allegations against the Fairfax County School Board and the Virginia Department of Education on behalf of families with students with disabilities, alleging that the school system was complicit in ensuring students did not receive the necessary services, according to the amended complaint filed Jan. 20.
"Even though at times hard to hear or read, everything Prof. Wax is accused of saying finds support in social science research and other empirically based sources and has been expressed by various critics and commentators all over the country and the world," Wax's attorney, David Shapiro, wrote in the grievance.
"Contrary to the unfortunate remarks of Dr. Brackney and her attorney, the decision was made by a respected and experienced United States District Court Judge, who considered a lawsuit of 73 pages with over 150 pages of exhibits containing facts set forth in 11 counts against 11 defendants and determined that no plausible claims had been stated," said attorney for the defendants, David Patrick Corrigan of Harman Claytor Corrigan & Wellman, of Richmond, Virginia.