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Shegerian & Associates, Inc.: Discrimination Lawsuit Filed Against ‘League of Legends’ Developer Riot Games 150 150 Shegerian Law

Shegerian & Associates, Inc.: Discrimination Lawsuit Filed Against ‘League of Legends’ Developer Riot Games

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — A former Riot Games employee filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court on Monday, alleging disability discrimination, wrongful termination, and breach of contract. Peter Grossman, 51, had joined the developer of the blockbuster MMO League of Legends as a recruiter in 2011. During his first several years at…

Shegerian & Associates, Inc.: Plaintiff Sues Warner Bros. for Disability Harassment and Discrimination 150 150 Shegerian Law

Shegerian & Associates, Inc.: Plaintiff Sues Warner Bros. for Disability Harassment and Discrimination

LOS ANGELES, July 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Kristin Prichard, a former employee of Warner Bros., has filed fourteen claims against the media giant relating to alleged disability harassment and discrimination during her employment there. In 2007, Prichard was diagnosed with several mental disabilities, including bipolar disorder, major depressive disorder, and an anxiety disorder. Under the…

Shegerian & Associates, Inc.: Jury Awards $31.1 Million in Biggest Age Discrimination Verdict in L.A. History 150 150 Shegerian Law

Shegerian & Associates, Inc.: Jury Awards $31.1 Million in Biggest Age Discrimination Verdict in L.A. History

LOS ANGELES, July 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — A Los Angeles Superior Court jury sent a powerful message against age discrimination this week when it awarded the largest verdict of its kind in Los Angeles history: over $28 million in punitive damages to dental worker Codie Rael, a 58-year-old woman from Ontario. This punitive award comes on…

Shegerian & Associates Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against Apple Due To Unfair Wage Practices Against Female Employees 150 150 Shegerian Law

Shegerian & Associates Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against Apple Due To Unfair Wage Practices Against Female Employees

LOS ANGELES, April 12, 2018  — Carney Shegerian, trial lawyer and founder of the Los Angeles-based employment discrimination firm Shegerian & Associates, recently announced a class action lawsuit against Apple, Inc. alleging that Apple has and continues to violate the California Equal Pay Act and the Fair Employment and Housing Act by paying women Experts less than it pays…

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California Court of Appeal Rules In Favor Of Shegerian & Associates Client; Case To Have New Trial Date Set 300 300 Shegerian Law

California Court of Appeal Rules In Favor Of Shegerian & Associates Client; Case To Have New Trial Date Set

Carney Shegerian, trial lawyer and founder of the Los Angeles-based employment discrimination firm Shegerian & Associates, announced this week that The California Court of Appeal issued a ruling in the case of Gantner v. Lemonade Restaurant Group, LLC. The court ruled in favor of Shegerian & Associates client Jacqueline Gantner and against Lemonade Restaurant Group,…

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Shegerian & Associates Wins $6 Million Verdict In Wrongful Termination & Emotional Distress Case 300 300 Shegerian Law

Shegerian & Associates Wins $6 Million Verdict In Wrongful Termination & Emotional Distress Case

Carney Shegerian, trial lawyer and founder of the Los Angeles-based employment discrimination firm Shegerian & Associates, announced that last week a California jury reached a verdict in Martinez v. Rite Aid Corporation.  The jury found in favor of Shegerian & Associates client Maria Martinez and awarded a verdict of just over $6 million. Martinez began her employment…

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Attorney Carney Shegerian Issues Comments on Judge’s Order in Sexual Harassment Case Against Ogletree 300 300 Shegerian Law

Attorney Carney Shegerian Issues Comments on Judge’s Order in Sexual Harassment Case Against Ogletree

 Carney Shegerian, trial lawyer and founder of the Los Angeles-based employment discrimination firm Shegerian & Associates, released a statement regarding a judge’s order in the sexual harassment complaint filed by a Shegerian & Associates client under the pseudonym “John Doe” against Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Steward, P.C. The “John Doe” complaint was filed by a Mexican-American,…

Carney Shegerian Featured In Westlaw Journal For Pinter-Brown Verdict 150 150 Shegerian Law

Carney Shegerian Featured In Westlaw Journal For Pinter-Brown Verdict

In finding for Dr. Lauren Pinter-Brown on her state law sex discrimination and retaliation claims against the Regents of the University of California, the Los Angeles County Superior Court jury said her damages included more than $3 million in past and future lost wages, and $10 million in emotional distress. However, the jury found for…

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Attorney Carney Shegerian Issues Statement on Sexual Harassment Complaint Filed Against Ogletree 300 300 Shegerian Law

Attorney Carney Shegerian Issues Statement on Sexual Harassment Complaint Filed Against Ogletree

Carney Shegerian, trial lawyer and founder of the Los Angeles-based employment discrimination firm Shegerian & Associates, released a statement regarding the sexual harassment complaint filed by Shegerian & Associates against Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Steward, P.C. The complaint was filed by a Mexican-American, gay male who was formerly employed by the law firm. After being…

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Former UCLA Doctor Awarded $13 Million Verdict In Gender Discrimination & Retaliation Case 300 300 Shegerian Law

Former UCLA Doctor Awarded $13 Million Verdict In Gender Discrimination & Retaliation Case

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 20, 2018  — A California jury awarded a $13 million verdict on February 15 for Shegerian & Associates’ client Dr. Lauren Pinter-Brown against her former employer, The Regents of the University of California. The lawsuit alleged that the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) discriminated against Dr. Pinter-Brown on the basis of gender and retaliated against her for complaining of…

Carney Shegerian Featured As Expert On US News & World Report 150 150 Shegerian Law

Carney Shegerian Featured As Expert On US News & World Report

Carney Shegerian was recently interviewed by US News & World Report as an expert trial lawyer in employment & sexual harassment matters for an article titled “How to Shut Down Workplace Sexual Harassment”. “If you have this kind of clause in your job contract, you will have much less power to fairly resolve a sexual…

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Shegerian & Associates: Judge Rejects Apple’s Attempt to Throw Out Gender, Age Discrimination, & Whistleblower Lawsuit By Former Female Employee 300 300 Shegerian Law

Shegerian & Associates: Judge Rejects Apple’s Attempt to Throw Out Gender, Age Discrimination, & Whistleblower Lawsuit By Former Female Employee

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 15, 2018  — Carney Shegerian, trial lawyer and founder of the Los Angeles-based employment discrimination firm Shegerian & Associates, announced that a judge has ruled on a motion for summary judgement in favor of his client in the case of Levitan v. Apple, Inc. The case, which was filed in 2016, alleges that Lynn Levitan,…

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