after-acquired evidence

Definition of "after-acquired evidence"
  1. Information discovered by an employer after dismissing an employee that would have led to dismissal regardless, potentially used to defend or limit damage claims in a wrongful termination lawsuit
How to use "after-acquired evidence" in a sentence
  1. After-acquired evidence showed Donna committed fraud, possibly reducing her pending lawsuit's settlement.
  2. The corporation used the after-acquired evidence of John's embezzlement during the wrongful termination hearing.
  3. An audit revealed after-acquired evidence of Ted's financial malfeasance, impacting his wrongful dismissal claim.

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