Court Revives N.Y. Life Insurance Discrimination Case

Law360, New York (August 29, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Marking a setback for New York Life Insurance Co., a federal appeals court has given a former employee of the insurance company a second chance to have the facts of her sex discrimination lawsuit reviewed by a lower court that previously ruled against her.

In a ruling handed down Tuesday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit concluded that a lower court erred when it granted NYL’s motion for summary judgment regarding wage discrimination and retaliation allegations brought by Jennifer Mickelson, a former NYL...
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