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Gross v. FBL Fin. Servs., Inc., 08-441

In an Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) action claiming a wrongful demotion, judgment for Plaintiff is reversed where a plaintiff bringing an ADEA disparate-treatment claim must prove, by a preponderance of the evidence, that age was the "but-for" cause of the challenged adverse employment action.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 06/18/2009
  • Published 06/18/2009



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