Pfizer Loses Bid To Stay Discovery In Age Bias Suit

Law360, New York (March 31, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge has denied a motion to stay discovery in an age discrimination suit against Pfizer Inc. that alleges the pharmaceutical giant came up with bogus excuses to fire three sales employees who were in their 50s.

U.S. District Judge Karen M. Humphreys of the District of Kansas issued an order Wednesday finding that discovery conducted in the case would be relevant to the two out-of-state plaintiffs regardless of whether their claims are separated from the case.

Pfizer is seeking to sever and transfer claims...
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