Womble Wins Sanctions Over Trashed Evidence In EEOC Suit

Law360, New York (March 25, 2014, 8:41 PM EDT) -- Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice LLP should get $22,900 in sanctions stemming from the destruction of evidence in a U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission disability bias suit by an allegedly unlawfully fired former worker, a North Carolina magistrate judge said Monday.   

U.S. Magistrate Judge Patrick Auld said defendant Womble Carlyle, which the EEOC accused of firing office assistant Charlesetta Jennings after cancer treatment left her disabled, had to knock $6,751 off of its request for $29,651 but still settled on a figure that was more than...
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