Decided to terminate? Don't wait to act.

Sara, a dentist, went to work for Gentle Dental. Almost immediately, her supervisor began hearing complaints about her patient interactions. The management team decided to fire her.

Then Sara told her boss she was pregnant. He decided to hold off on the termination. But soon management decided it couldn't wait any longer to fire her. Sara sued, alleging pregnancy discrimination.

The court tossed out her case, concluding the practice couldn't have discriminated based on pregnancy since it documented it made the...

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