David Duvall v. Novant Health, Inc.

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  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. March 12, 2024

    4th Circ. Upholds White Exec Firing Verdict But Cuts Damages

    The Fourth Circuit on Tuesday affirmed a victory for a white hospital executive who won a jury trial in his lawsuit alleging he was fired as part of a diversity push, but found his $300,000 punitive damages award was unwarranted because he fell short in backing his claim that his employer knowingly violated federal law.

  3. December 07, 2023

    4th Circ. Reluctant To Reverse White Exec's Race Bias Verdict

    The Fourth Circuit on Thursday seemed dubious of undoing a multimillion-dollar jury verdict finding that a white executive was unlawfully fired as part of a North Carolina hospital's diversity, equity and inclusion plan, with one judge stating almost as soon as arguments began that the hospital had a "fairly steep hurdle to climb."

  4. December 04, 2023

    4th Circ. Preview: Oil Giants, Rockefeller Headline December

    The Fourth Circuit's December argument lineup will find the court considering climate science suits brought by Maryland municipalities against oil giants, while also reviewing a $4.6 million employment discrimination judgment against a hospital and a $1 billion lawsuit over the Rockefeller Foundation's alleged role in a medical experiment that infected Guatemalan people with syphilis decades ago.

  5. July 03, 2023

    Novant Tells 4th Circ. Diversity Plan Irrelevant To Exec's Firing

    Novant Health told the Fourth Circuit it should reverse a multimillion-dollar jury verdict that found it fired a former executive because he's a white man, arguing there's no evidence its diversity and inclusion plan was related to his termination.

  6. May 31, 2023

    White Ex-Exec Rebukes 4th Circ. Bid To Dump Race Bias Win

    A former Novant Health executive has told the Fourth Circuit to affirm a multimillion-dollar jury verdict finding he was fired for being a white man as the health care provider sought to diversify its workforce, saying Novant has cherry-picked evidence in trying to have the verdict thrown out.