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$1.7 Million Default Judgment Awarded In Age/Sex Discrimination Case

Published by on May 6, 2008

IL — Chicago woman awarded $1.7 by U.S. Magistrate Judge in age and sex discrimination suit.  Her employer allegedly pulled her hair back and asked the 72-year old woman if she had had a face lift before terminating her employment.  The district court had previously denied the employer’s motion for summary judgment.  A copy of […]

IL — Chicago woman awarded $1.7 by U.S. Magistrate Judge in age and sex discrimination suit.  Her employer allegedly pulled her hair back and asked the 72-year old woman if she had had a face lift before terminating her employment.  The district court had previously denied the employer’s motion for summary judgment.  A copy of the opinion is here.

A review of the court’s docket shows that the judgment is actually a default judgment entered by the court.  Apparently the employer had trouble maintaining legal counsel.

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