Judge Rules for D-H In Discrimination Suit

Lebanon — A federal judge has ended a lawsuit by a former Dartmouth-Hitchcock resident who suffered from insomnia and alleged that D-H, which fired her in 2010, discriminated against her because of her disability and because she is African-American. Judge Steven McAuliffe of the U.S. District Court in Concord granted D-H’s motion for summary judgment in the case of Christyna Faulkner, who graduated from medical school in 2007 and in...

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Judge Rejects Dairy Settlement

Montpelier — A judge has rejected a proposed settlement between Northeastern U.S. farmers and the Dairy Farmers of America over an alleged effort to drive down prices paid to farmers. U.S. District Court Judge Christina Reiss opposed the $50 million settlement after objections by some farmers who said the payments would be insufficient and the settlement would not address the alleged wrongdoing. They also said some farmers’ lawyers...

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