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Tag Archives: discrimination claims

Taxation – Constitutional – Civil Practice – Standing – Discrimination Claim – Class Membership (access required)

Munger v. State. (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-06-0134, 2 pp.) (Per Curiam) (Barbara Jackson, J., not participating) Appealed from Wake County Superior Court. (Paul C. Ridgeway, J.) On discretionary review from the Court of Appeals. N.C. S. Ct. Click here for ...

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Age claim that beat summary judgment gets noticed nationwide (access required)

A 46-year-old Alexander County emergency medical services supervisor who was demoted when his team failed to meet a targeted response time has a triable case of age discrimination, a federal judge ruled late last month. The case, Fox v. Alexander County, has drawn national attention among labor lawyers because the plaintiff survived a summary-judgment motion from the employer - an unusual event in federal court. "It's pretty noteworthy," said the plaintiff's attorney, Joshua Van Kampen (pictured). "The employer-discrimination firms are very adept at getting these cases dismissed."

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Labor & Employment – Disability – Discrimination Claim – Diabetes – Leave of Absence – Transfer – Schools & School Boards (access required)

Williams v. Brunswick County Board of Education. (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-02-0722, 14 pp.) (James C. Dever III, J.) E.D.N.C. Holding: Even though plaintiff decided to take a medical leave of absence to deal with her diabetes, none of her doctors ...

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