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Tag Archives: Judge Claude M. Hilton

Record supports denial of long-term disability benefits (access required)

Aetna did not abuse its discretion in denying an employee’s request for long-term disability benefits following a car accident. Although the employee initially received short-term benefits, subsequent examinations by both treating and independent medical professionals concluded she was capable of ...

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Race bias claim against aerospace contractor fails (access required)

Where the employee did not apply for a position, did not suffer an adverse em­ployment action despite his performance warning and did not demonstrate that other similarly situated employees out­side the protected class were treated dif­ferently or that the contractor’s ...

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Following remand, ex-employee’s complaint dismissed again (access required)

Where the Fourth Circuit remanded certain claims made by an employee terminated by the Army Contracting Command that were previously dismissed for further consideration, those claims were dismissed again for a variety of reasons, including res judicata, failure to state ...

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School board did not discriminate against teacher (access required)

Where a pre-K special education teacher was not meeting the expectations of the Arlington County School Board, no adverse employment action was taken against him and he did not show he was treated differently from similarly situated employees outside of ...

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USPS prevails in discrimination suit (access required)

Where a current postal employee failed to identify similarly situated employees who were treated differently, failed to prove a causal connection between his protected activity and adverse employment action and failed to rebut the United State Postal Service’s legitimate reasons ...

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Employee’s poor performance dooms bias claims (access required)

Where the evidence showed the employee’s unprofessional behavior and poor performance failed to meet the legitimate expectations of her employer, the employer prevailed on claims of religion, sex, age and disability discrimination. Background Plaintiff worked for defendant between 2009 and ...

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