Faruqi Seeks Mental Exam For Sex Harassment Plaintiff
By Erica Teichert
Law360, Washington (October 18, 2013, 1:47 PM ET) -- Faruqi & Faruqi LLP asked a New York federal judge on Thursday to have a former associate submit to a mental health evaluation as part of her $22 million sexual harassment suit against the law firm, saying her allegations have brought her mental condition into controversy.
The law firm alleged that former associate Alexandra Marchuk's claims of post traumatic stress disorder, depression, anger, guilt and anxiety have given them “good cause” to request a psychiatric evaluation from their retained expert, Harvey M. Manner. The firm, its...