Baxter Healthcare Worker’s Claims Tossed

Law360, New York (November 6, 2006, 12:00 AM EST) -- A former technology consultant at Baxter Healthcare Corp. who claimed that he was fired because of his age has lost his bid for a trial, with an appellate court ruling on Friday that he did not present sufficient evidence to put his claims before a jury.

The decision, handed down Friday in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, upheld an earlier district court finding that granted summary judgment in favor of Baxter.

Peter Luks, a former senior business systems consultant at Baxter, sued...
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