Duvall v. Novant Health, Inc.

  1. April 10, 2024

    Novant Wants Fired Exec's Atty Fees Cut After Trip To 4th Circ.

    An attorney representing a former Novant Health executive should receive about $140,000 after prevailing on claims that his client was fired for being white amid a diversity push, the healthcare network said, urging a North Carolina federal judge to reduce the ex-executive's request for about $152,000 in attorney fees.

  2. August 11, 2022

    White Ex-Exec's $10M Race Bias Verdict Cut To $3.7M

    A North Carolina federal judge on Thursday slashed a $10 million verdict awarded to an ex-Novant Health executive after a jury found he was fired for being a white man as the medical system tried to diversify its workforce, putting damages in line with Title VII's limit.

  3. February 22, 2022

    Ex-Exec Slams Novant's Bid To Overturn $10M Bias Verdict

    A former Novant Health executive took aim at the health network's attempts to persuade a federal judge to unravel a $10 million trial win in his suit alleging he was fired for being a white man, arguing that the evidence backed the jury verdict, and sanctions were uncalled for.

  4. February 02, 2022

    Novant Says Ex-Exec Fudged Facts To Win $10M Bias Verdict

    Novant Health pushed a North Carolina federal judge to wipe out a former executive's $10 million trial win in a case claiming he was fired for being a white man and also sanction him for misleading jurors in order to "inflame" them.

  5. December 15, 2021

    Race Bias Cases Yielded These 2 Massive Verdicts In 2021

    A Black worker’s $137 million discrimination verdict against Tesla grabbed the headlines in 2021, but a $10 million award for a white executive fired by Novant Health also caught lawyers' attention. Here's a look back at two high-profile losses for employers in race bias cases.

  6. October 27, 2021

    Jury Hands White Male Ex-Novant Exec $10M In Bias Suit

    A North Carolina federal jury on Tuesday awarded $10 million to an ex-Novant Health executive who accused the medical network of firing him for being a white male as it sought to diversify its workforce.