UBS Could Get New Trial In Gender Bias Suit

Law360, New York (February 19, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- A federal judge has affirmed a jury's finding that UBS Financial Services Inc. discriminated against a former stockbroker on the basis of her gender but has ruled that the company may seek a new trial if the plaintiff objects to his decision to slash her $3.5 million damages award to a little more than $400,000.

Judge Gerard E. Lynch said in an order handed down Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York that sufficient evidence was adduced at trial to...
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