Bus driver with chronic health conditions is fired for repeated absences, but he claims that he is disabled and L.A. Metro failed to make reasonable accommodations. Offer of $100,000 before trial, but jury says $1.9 million.
Case Name: Raphael Vasquez v. Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority
Date of Verdict or Judgment: Monday, November 11, 2013
Prison doctor of 15 years is fired and not told why; unanimous verdict on breach of contract against California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. Plaintiff surgeon had treated females in two state prisons.
Case Name: Muhammad Anwar, M.D. v. State of California, Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation
Date of Verdict or Judgment: Wednesday, November 07, 2012
Plaintiff is terminated after he complains of his boss's drug use at work. Plaintiff contends that his boss's connections to lucrative clients and involvement in a company merger was major factor in plaintiff's being terminated.
Case Name: Andrew MacDonald v. Ascent Media Group, Inc., et al
Date of Verdict or Judgment: Monday, October 22, 2012