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Nagata v. Quest Diagnostics Inc.
Citation:303 F. Supp. 2d 1121 (D. Haw. 2004)
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Nagata (Plaintiff) provided a urine sample for his employer that was drug tested by Quest Diagnostics Inc. (Defendant). Defendant told Plaintiff’s employer that Plaintiff’s sample was inconsistent with humane urine. Plaintiff was consequently fired. Two years later, Defendant informed Plaintiff’s employer that there was an error in testing the sample. Plaintiff was offered his job back. Plaintiff sued Defendant for intentional infliction of emotional distress. Defendant moved for summary judgment.
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