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The ADA Turns 30: Zachary Deubler Has Questions: Jonathan Mook Has Answers

Description: On July 23 DiMuroGinsberg attorney, Zachary Deubler, and DiMuroGinsberg’s nationally recognized authority on the ADA, Jonathan Mook conducted an a webinar, interview style. The program was exciting as we traced the ADA from its beginnings to today, including significant new legal developments. The discussion was informative and listeners learned about the history and plans […]

DGRead 20.07.15

ADA—Recent Law Developments; Rocket Docket Update; Pearls of Wisdom from DiMuroGinsberg; Virginia Criminal Law Update; DG/30 Milestone

Virginia Criminal Law Update: What Changes Came as of July 1?

By Zachary Deubler DiMuroGinsberg, P.C. In Virginia, the 2020 legislative session brought about some of the largest criminal justice reform measures we have seen passed into law in the Commonwealth for decades. Indeed, these reforms were largely spurred on by criminal justice advocates who took issue with Virginia’s trial-by-ambush approach and the perceived over-criminalization of […]

DGRead 20.07.01

Zachary Deubler Has Questions; Johnathan Mook Has Answers; Rocket Docket Update; Back to Work Can Cause More Problems Than It Solves

“Ancient Gesture of Insult” Does Not Justify Traffic Stop

By Stacey Rose Harris DiMuroGinsberg, P.C. Don’t flip off a traffic cop. But if you do, they can’t pull you over. At least, they can’t pull you over JUST for that. The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia has decided that a police officer was not justified in stopping a vehicle whose […]

DGRead 20.06.15

Jonathan Mook Looks Back to the Future with the ADA; Rocket Docket Update; “You’re in Trouble” says the Judge Before Awarding $21,000 in Sanctions! DG/30 Milestone

Americans with Disabilities Act Recent Case Law Developments

By Jonathan R. Mook, Esq. DiMuroGinsberg, P.C. Title I – Employment Provisions Is Plaintiff Actually Disabled Under ADA? In order to have an actual disability cognizable under the Americans with Disabilities Act, an individual must be able to demonstrate that he or she has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits a major life […]

The ADA Thirty Years Later: An Interview with Jonathan R. Mook

By Corey Pray DiMuroGinsberg, PC This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The enactment of the ADA in 1990 was a major step forward for persons with disabilities in the United States, many of whom faced significant forms of discrimination in the workplace. Corey Pray spoke with Jonathan R. […]

“You’re in Trouble,” Says Judge to Bladder Injury Plaintiff Who Failed to Disclose Doctor’s Visit in Discovery, and Awards $21,000 in Sanctions

By Stacey Rose Harris DiMuroGinsberg, PC Plaintiff Richard Robbins sued Sentara Hospital in Norfolk Circuit Court, alleging that he suffered permanent injury to his bladder following knee surgery, due to negligent bladder management by the nursing staff (likely arising out of catheter care). During discovery, Robbins’ counsel did not disclose that Robbins had visited a […]

New Virginia Worker Protections: What You Need to Know

The 2020 Virginia legislative session increased statutory protections for workers to an unprecedented degree. These new protections will begin taking effect on July 1st. On June 2 DiMuroGinsberg held for an informative webinar on these significant changes to Virginia’s employment laws. A panel of DiMuroGinsberg attorneys will address such important developments as: New protections for […]