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Wash. U. plans appeal of $525,000 verdict

Washington University plans to appeal a $525,000 verdict issued against it in an age-discrimination claim by a former surgeon and department head. The university’s defense attorney, Joe Conran, of Husch Blackwell Sanders, said he plans on appealing after making post-trial ...

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Discrimination trial begins against WashU

Opening arguments began Thursday in St. Louis Circuit Court in an age-discrimination case by the “Father of the Lung Transplant” against Washington University. Dr. Joel Cooper, who is credited with successfully performing the first lung transplant, claims the university insisted ...

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