Payroll Protection Plan Fraud Follow-Up

By M. Jarrad Wright The U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) has begun to shift its response to the COVID-19 crisis away from price gauging cases to financial crimes – namely attempts to defraud the federal government’s various relief programs, including the Payroll Protection Plan (“PPP”) which was established as part of the larger Coronavirus Aid, […]

Virginia Pregnancy Protections in the Workplace: What You Need to Know

By: Zachary Deubler During its 2020 legislative session, the Virginia General Assembly passed a slew of measures providing your employees new and expended workplace protections, while also enhancing the mechanisms by which employees may seek to bring claims against their employers for violating the newly enacted laws. As we discussed at our June 2, 2020 […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]