Zimmer Says Ex-Exec Can't Relitigate Discharge Claim

Law360 (August 14, 2019, 6:57 PM EDT) -- Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc. has urged a federal judge to toss a former executive’s suit claiming her resignation was involuntary since she was pressured to mislead investors and improperly fire employees, saying a federal judge had already dismissed that exact claim in another ongoing lawsuit. 

Robin Barney, a former senior vice president of global operations for Zimmer, re-filed the same claim for wrongful constructive discharge that a federal judge tossed in 2018 in an unwarranted attempt to seek a more favorable state court forum, Zimmer said Tuesday in its motion to dismiss. The case, removed to federal court in July, lacks...

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