Nos. 81-7656, 81-8042.

709 F.2d 1433 (1983)

Lewis K. COKER, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. AMOCO OIL COMPANY, a corporation, Defendant-Appellant. Lewis K. COKER, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. AMOCO OIL COMPANY, a corporation; Standard Oil Company (Indiana), a corporation, Defendants-Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit.

July 18, 1983.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Elarbee, Clark & Paul, J. Lewis Sapp, Stephen M. Paskoff, Atlanta, Ga., Engel, Hairston, Moses & Johanson, William B. Hairston, Jr., Birmingham, Ala., for defendant-appellant in No. 81-7656 and defendants-appellees in No. 81-8042.

Lorant, Harris & Yearout, J. Gusty Yearout, Michael J. Evans, Birmingham, Ala., for plaintiff-appellee in No. 81-7656 and plaintiff-appellant in No. 81-8042.

G. Thomas Yearout, Rutledge & Yearout, Birmingham, Ala., for plaintiff-appellant in No. 81-8042.

Before TJOFLAT, HILL and JOHNSON, Circuit Judges.

JAMES C. HILL, Circuit Judge:

These consolidated cases arose from the termination of the employment relationship between Lewis Coker and Amoco Oil Company. In No. 81-7656, Coker brought an action in federal court on April 5, 1979 alleging that his July 22, 1978 termination violated the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), 29 U.S.C. §§ 621-634 (1976). A jury awarded Coker $6,993 in damages and Amoco appeals. In No. 81-8042, Coker filed a complaint...

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