1st Circuit Upholds Dismissal Of Age Bias Suit Due To Plaintiff's Negligence

1st Circuit Upholds Dismissal Of Age Bias Suit Due To Plaintiff's Negligence

BOSTON - The First Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Sept. 11 upheld a decision to reject an employee's age bias suit after she was unable to show that her failure to request a timely discovery extension was due to excusable neglect (Betzaida Rivera-Almodovar v. Instituto Socioeconomico Comunitario, Inc., et al., No. 12-2419, 1st Cir.; 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 18844).

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