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Tag Archives: Wrongful Termination

Tort/Negligence – Negligent Misrepresentation – Labor & Employment – Wrongful Termination (access required)

Hand v. SunTrust Bank, Inc. Plaintiff was fired from her job as assistant branch manager for servicing the business account of a company for which she performed part-time work. Plaintiff alleges her supervisors at the defendant-bank engaged in negligent misrepresentation when they directed her to service the account.

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Tort/Negligence – Defamation – Labor & Employment – Wrongful Termination – Civil Practice – Federal Jurisdiction – Diversity – Supervisors (access required)

Ragin v. Pilgrim’s Pride Corp. of GA Contrary to defendants’ argument, Yost v. City of Charleston (D.S.C. Nov. 24, 2009) does not stand for the proposition that a plaintiff may not sue co-workers for a defamatory statement made in connection with the plaintiff’s termination if the statements were made within the course and scope of their employment.

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