2nd Circ. OKs Fujifilm's Post-Firing Evidence In Bias Suit

Law360, New York (October 9, 2014, 7:27 PM EDT) -- The Second Circuit on Thursday found against a former Fujifilm Medical Systems USA Inc. executive claiming he was fired because he was not Japanese, ruling the company could use evidence acquired after the executive was let go to confirm a nondiscriminatory reason for the firing.

In a summary order, a three-judge Second Circuit panel sided with Fujifilm Medical Systems in a case brought against the company by John J. Weber, a former executive vice president who alleged he was fired because of his race and national origin. Weber had also sued the parent company of his former employer, Fujifilm Corp....

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