Verdict in Disability Discrimination CaseApril Rodriguez was awarded $16.5 million in punitive damages by a Los Angeles jury that found her former employer discriminated against her because of a mental disability and wrongfully fired her, bringing her total award to $21.7 million.
Discrimination Verdict For Alhambra EmployeeOur client was a public employee in Alhambra who was threatened, retaliated against, and wrung up on false criminal charges for trying to expose a former boss who was hiding evidence of a crime. Eventually, our client was fired due to the false allegations against him and false criminal charges (our client was acquitted of all criminal wrongdoing). We filed a discrimination suit on behalf of our client, who was eventually awarded a verdict of $800,000.00 due to the injustices committed against him.
- http://www.dfeh.ca.gov/res/docs/Statisitcs/Statistics%202013/12CasesFiledByBasesEmp.pdf Figures are based on comparing the total California population and discrimination cases filed to the total population of Alhambra and are only an estimate.