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2015

5 Things You Should Know About LGBT Anti-Discrimination Ordinances

5 Things You Should Know About LGBT Anti-Discrimination Ordinances 150 150 Shegerian Law

One lawsuit and a ballot blowout later, a city ordinance meant to prevent employment discrimination against LGBT residents of Houston, TX has been defeated. The vote, and the events leading…

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Fired for Being Fat? 5 Ways Obesity Can Lead to Illegal Employment Discrimination

Fired for Being Fat? 5 Ways Obesity Can Lead to Illegal Employment Discrimination 150 150 Shegerian Law

Back in 2010, when the EEOC launched its first obesity discrimination lawsuit, America was already deep in the throes of an obesity epidemic that still continues to this day. More…

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6 Things You Should Know About President Obama’s ‘Ban the Box’ Executive Order

6 Things You Should Know About President Obama’s ‘Ban the Box’ Executive Order 150 150 Shegerian Law

For years, ex-convicts have battled the bias of their criminal pasts and the challenges presented when finding gainful employment. Employers, reluctant to take on the risks of overseeing and trusting…

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Employment MVP: Shegerian & Associates’ Carney Shegerian

Employment MVP: Shegerian & Associates’ Carney Shegerian 300 300 Shegerian Law

Carney Shegerian was recently named an “Employment MVP” by Law360 in an article highlighting his success over the past 25 years. The article names Shegerian to a spot on the…

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Landmark Verdict In Age Discrimination Lawsuit

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7 Things You Should Know Now About Slip, Trip and Fall Accidents

7 Things You Should Know Now About Slip, Trip and Fall Accidents 150 150 Shegerian Law

While most may be familiar with the basic concepts involved in a slip, trip and fall accident, many may not be familiar with the legal aspects. The legal basis for…

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Attorney Carney Shegerian Comments on Recent Disability Discrimination Suit Against Starbucks

Attorney Carney Shegerian Comments on Recent Disability Discrimination Suit Against Starbucks 300 300 Shegerian Law

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 10, 2015 — Attorney Carney Shegerian, founder of the Los Angeles-based employment discrimination firm Shegerian & Associates, released comments on coffee giant Starbucks’ alleged disability discrimination based…

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5 Steps to Understanding Your Medical Malpractice Case

5 Steps to Understanding Your Medical Malpractice Case 150 150 Shegerian Law

Any lawsuit can become considerably complicated without the patient guidance of an experienced attorney. Medical malpractice cases, in particular, can be difficult to grasp for even the most educated plaintiffs.…

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T.J. Simers Speaks After Winning Lawsuit Against Los Angeles Times

T.J. Simers Speaks After Winning Lawsuit Against Los Angeles Times 300 300 Shegerian Law

T.J Simers, represented by Shegerian & Assoicates, was awarded a $7.1 million jury verdict against the Los Angeles Times for wrongful termination.  View his exclusive interview with ABC7 Los Angeles…

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Jury awards $7.13 million to ex-L.A. Times sports columnist T.J. Simers

Jury awards $7.13 million to ex-L.A. Times sports columnist T.J. Simers 300 300 Shegerian Law

A jury awarded $7.13 million on Wednesday to former Los Angeles Times sports columnist T.J. Simers, who contended the newspaper discriminated against him and forced him out of his $234,000-a-year…

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