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BENNINGTON v. CATERPILLAR, INC., 01-1361

For a defendant to overcome a motion for summary judgement in a claim of age discrimination under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (AEDA), he must present direct evidence that the employer discriminated against him because of his age.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 11/30/2001
  • Decided 12/28/2001
  • Published 12/28/2001

Judges

  • FLAUM, Chief Judge., Before FLAUM, Chief Judge, and CUDAHY and MANION, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Seventh Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • William M. Anderson (argued), Creve Couer, IL, for Plaintiff-Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Michael A. Werner (argued), Laura A. Lindner, Seyfarth & Shaw, Chicago, IL, for Defendant-Appellee.
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