Month: November 2018

Dartmouth Lawsuit Says School Allowed ‘Animal House’ Culture Among Professors, Students

By Douglas Belkin Seven current and former Dartmouth College students filed a lawsuit in federal court against the Ivy League school on Thursday, alleging it ignored an “Animal House” atmosphere created by three professors in the school’s department of psychology and brain sciences. The lawsuit, which seeks $70 million in damages, claims the professors “leered at, groped, sexted, intoxicated and raped…

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Martinsville Files Motion To Consolidate Opioid Lawsuits of 11 Localities

The City of Martinsville filed a motion to consolidate the opioid lawsuits of 10 other localities, including Pittsylvania County, in the Virginia Supreme Court on Tuesday. All 11 of the localities retained the legal team of representatives from LLC; Kaufman & Canoles, P.C.; and the Cicala Law Firm PLLC. The lawsuits of each locality sue prescription opioid manufacturers, distributors and…

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Technological Advances Debunk Common Excuses for Failure to Promote Women

Any woman working in today’s corporate culture is no doubt familiar with the numerous excuses used to explain the underrepresentation of women in corporate management. A veritable cottage industry has emerged in the form of books and articles offering advice on the common mistakes women make that result in slowed career growth. The advice for women looking to advance in…

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