DHL Sanctioned For Missing Deposition In OT Action

Law360, New York (November 30, 2009, 2:35 PM EST) -- Following DHL Express' failure to produce a corporate representative for deposition in a putative collective action accusing the shipping company of improperly compensating employees, a magistrate judge has granted the lead plaintiff's request for sanctions in the form of attorneys' fees.

Magistrate Judge Monte C. Richardson of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida on Wednesday granted lead plaintiff Frank Marcelle's motion for sanctions as far as the defendant's failure to appear for deposition, but declined to grant the plaintiff's request to strike...
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