8th Circ. Affirms FBL Financial's Win In Age Bias Case

Law360, New York (September 28, 2012, 5:28 PM EDT) -- The Eighth Circuit ruled Friday that an Iowa federal judge properly instructed jurors in the second trial of a long-running age discrimination suit against FBL Financial Group Inc., affirming the lower court's final judgment in favor of FBL.

The panel's decision deals plaintiff Jack Gross another blow in his age bias suit against his former employer in a case that has spanned eight years, two jury trials, multiple appeals and a U.S. Supreme Court decision that has left employees claiming age discrimination with a higher burden...
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Case Information

Case Title

Gross v. FBL Financial Group Inc

Case Number



Iowa Southern

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Jobs


Thomas J. Shields

Date Filed

April 13, 2004

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