IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF NEW JERSEY
March 5, 2012
KIM WOLPERT, PLAINTIFF,
ABBOTT LABORATORIES, DEFENDANT.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Hon. Jerome B. Simandle
This matter having come before the Court upon three motions in limine filed by Plaintiff [Docket Items 127, 128, & 129]; the Court having considered the submissions of the parties in support thereof opposition thereto; for the reasons explained in the Memorandum Opinion of today's date; and for good cause shown;
IT IS this 5th day of March, 2012 hereby
ORDERED that Plaintiff's motion to exclude 11 documents that disclose that Berry previously hired female employees and permitted them to take maternity leave [Docket Item 127] is GRANTED IN PART AND DENIED IN PART as follows:
1. GRANTED as to the documents related to maternity leave;
2. DENIED as to the documents related to hiring practices before and after the decision not to hire Plaintiff; and
3. ORDERED that Plaintiff is permitted to depose Berry on the limited topic of these documents and his hiring of females before and after Plaintiff's non-selection, by telephone if Plaintiff desires; and it is further ORDERED that Plaintiff's motion to exclude evidence regarding Jim DiIulio's post-hiring performance [Docket Item 128] is DENIED; and it is further
ORDERED that Plaintiff's motion for an instruction that she was fired as a result of Defendant's error [Docket Item 129] is DENIED, but either party may offer the Stipulation stated in ¶ 8 of the accompanying Memorandum Opinion.
JEROME B. SIMANDLE Chief U.S. District Judge
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