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Haddle v. Garrison
United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
Unpublished Opinion, Docket No. 96-8856 (1997)
Michael Haddle (plaintiff) was an at-will employee of Healthmaster Home Health Care. He sued his former employer and Garrison (defendant), an officer of Healthmaster, alleging that he was wrongfully terminated to discourage his participation as a witness in a criminal trial. The defendants moved to dismiss for failure to state a claim upon which relief could be granted. The district court held that the statute under which he sought relief, 42 U.S.C. § 1985(2), precluded relief for an at-will employee, and granted the defendants’ motion to dismiss. Haddle appealed.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Per curiam)
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