Family Out Of Time In JC Penney ADEA Suit: 1st Circ.

Law360, New York (June 11, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- On interlocutory appeal from an age discrimination lawsuit against J.C. Penney Puerto Rico Inc., a federal appeals court has ruled that the derivative tort claims alleged by family members of the plaintiff are time-barred with the exception of those of the son, a minor.

On Thursday, the majority opinion of the three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit affirmed the lower court’s decision to dismiss the derivative claims but reversed the ruling for the son of the man alleging age discrimination...
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