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Don’t ignore lawsuit! It won’t go away

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Pass along this reminder to supervisors: Any legal documents they receive must be forwarded right away to HR and your attorney. Other­wise, you could miss important deadlines.

Worse, you could automatically lose the case, even if it has little merit.

Recent case:  Donovan Holness sued, claiming National Mobile Tele­vision discriminated against him on the basis of his race and retaliated against him because of prior lawsuits he had filed against other employers.

The company never responded.

The court then entered a default judg­ment against the company, essentially accepting all of Holness’ allegations as true. Now all Holness needs to do is show the court what his damages are. He no longer has to prove that the company discriminated or retaliated. (Holness v. National Mobile Television, No. 09-CV-2601, ED NY, 2011)

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