PSD Wins Dismissal of Discrimination Claim in Southern District of Florida

PSD client EDCare Management, Inc. won the dismissal of an employment discrimination claim pending against it in the Southern District of Florida. The Court adopted PSD’s arguments and explained:

“A federal complaint is not the place for insinuation. If Eldredge is alleging that EDCare was not really engaged in a reduction-in-force plan than she must clearly set that out in her pleading. Subtle hints will not do. The plaintiff is the master of the complaint. Neither EDCare nor the Court can adequately evaluate this case without knowing how Eldredge is framing her claims. Is it a reduction-in-force case or isn’t it? In addition to the confusion over Eldredge’s theory of her own case, her allegations do not meet the plausibility standard….”