7th Circ. Warns Attys To Keep Dismissal Bids Spin-Free
Law360, New York (August 12, 2014, 8:49 PM EDT) -- A Seventh Circuit decision reviving claims that a Hospira Inc. employee was retaliated against after lodging a sexual harassment complaint also chastised the company's attorneys, saying they “cherry-picked” evidence. The court's criticism, attorneys say, shows that while it's fine to select certain evidence to support a summary judgment bid, those facts must still be mostly free of spin.
In a ruling Thursday, a three-judge Seventh Circuit panel sided with Hospira information technology employee Deborah Malin, breathing new life into a suit alleging she was denied a promotion as part of a manager's long-term effort to retaliate against her after she made...
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