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Pueschel v. Peters, No. 08-1351

In an action alleging interference with plaintiff's application for workers' compensation benefits, summary judgment for defendant is affirmed where: 1) plaintiff waived her Title VII claim by appealing her claim before the Merit Systems Protection Board to the Federal Circuit; and 2) plaintiff could not be subjected to a hostile work environment where all of the alleged conduct occurred after she left the workplace.

Read Pueschel v. Peters, No. 08-1351

Appellate Information

Argued: May 14, 2009

Decided: August 18, 2009


Opinion by Judge Gregory


For Appellant:

George Michael Chuzi, Kalijarvi, Chuzi & Newman, PC, Washington, DC

For Appellee:

Lauren Anne Wetzler, Office of the United States Attorney, Alexandria, VA