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Bridges v. Diesel Service, Inc.

United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
1994 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 9429 (E.D. Pa. 1994)


Facts

Bridges (plaintiff) sued Diesel Service, Inc. (Diesel) (defendant) for age discrimination under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The court dismissed Bridges’ complaint on the ground that he had not exhausted administrative remedies by first filing a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Diesel moved for Rule 11 sanctions against Bridges’ attorney.

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