Lockheed Consultant Can't Reopen Pregnancy Suit: 11th Circ.

Law360, New York (April 9, 2013, 4:34 PM EDT) -- The Eleventh Circuit said Tuesday that a jury's verdict rejecting a former Camp Dresser & McKee Inc. employee's pregnancy retaliation case now prevents her from attempting to reopen claims alleging she was removed from a Lockheed Martin Corp. project because she took maternity leave.

In a published opinion, the appeals court said Jeannine DuChateau is directly estopped from relitigating whether consulting firm CDM violated the Florida Civil Rights Act and Family Medical Leave Act. In January 2012, a jury determined that DuChateau had not suffered an...
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