Discovery Debate Prompts Mistrial In Don, Doff Suit

Law360, New York (May 6, 2011, 6:38 PM EDT) -- A federal judge in Nebraska granted a mistrial Friday in a class action accusing Nebraska Beef Ltd. of not paying employees for time spent donning and doffing protective equipment after a question about discovery prompted the meat packer's attorneys to withdraw.

Lamson Dugan and Murray LLP asked to withdraw from the case on Tuesday, the second day of the trial, shortly after a question arose as to whether the meat-packing company had appropriately complied with discovery obligations when it failed to produce logs showing compliance with...
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Case Title

Cortez et al v. Nebraska Beef, Inc.


Case Number

8:08-cv-00090

Court

Nebraska

Nature of Suit

Labor: Fair Standards

Judge

Joseph F. Bataillon

Date Filed

March 3, 2008

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