3rd Circ. Reinstates Former Teleflex Exec's Age Bias Case

Law360, New York (February 20, 2013, 7:55 PM EST) -- The Third Circuit on Wednesday revived a former Teleflex Inc. executive's claims alleging she was terminated because of conflict arising from her age, while the medical device company had argued that she resigned.

A three-judge panel partly vacated a lower court's summary judgment in favor of Teleflex, finding that there was a genuine factual dispute about the circumstances of Mary Burton's departure from the company. The ruling revived Burton's claims under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of...
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