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Court Of Appeal Affirms Discrimination Finding Against LA Times For Popular Sports Columnist T.J. Simers 150 150 Shegerian Law

Court Of Appeal Affirms Discrimination Finding Against LA Times For Popular Sports Columnist T.J. Simers

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 8, 2018  — Carney Shegerian, trial lawyer and founder of the Los Angeles-based employment discrimination firm Shegerian & Associates, recently released a statement regarding the Court of Appeal’s decision to affirm the trial court’s finding of age and disability discrimination against the Los Angeles Timesand in favor of well-known journalist T.J. Simers. Simers worked for…

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Carney Shegerian Wins $4.5 Million Verdict in Discrimination Lawsuit Against The Asian American Drug Abuse Program (AADAP) 350 350 Shegerian Law

Carney Shegerian Wins $4.5 Million Verdict in Discrimination Lawsuit Against The Asian American Drug Abuse Program (AADAP)

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 4, 2018 — Carney Shegerian, trial lawyer and founder of the Los Angeles-based employment discrimination firm Shegerian & Associates, along with Anthony Nguyen, shareholder and attorney at Shegerian & Associates, and Mark Lim, associate attorney at Shegerian & Associates, recently won a $4.5 million verdict against the Asian American Drug Abuse Program (AADAP). Della Hill, a former long-term employee of AADAP, filed…

Attorney Anthony Nguyen Comments on the Racist Backlash Against Vietnamese-American Actress Kelly Marie Tran 150 150 Shegerian Law

Attorney Anthony Nguyen Comments on the Racist Backlash Against Vietnamese-American Actress Kelly Marie Tran

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Anthony Nguyen, attorney and shareholder at Los Angeles-based employment discrimination firm Shegerian & Associates recently discussed the racist backlash against Kelly Marie Tran, a Vietnamese-American actress in Star Wars:The Last Jedi. After the movie was released, Tran was targeted by racists online who were not happy with the decision to cast her…

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Attorney Carney Shegerian Issues Comments on Whistleblower Retaliation Allegations Against Banc of California 300 300 Shegerian Law

Attorney Carney Shegerian Issues Comments on Whistleblower Retaliation Allegations Against Banc of California

Carney Shegerian, trial lawyer and founder of the Los Angeles-based employment discrimination firm Shegerian & Associates, released a statement regarding the recent allegations made against Banc of California by a former employee. Heather Endresen alleges that a top executive at the bank engaged in sexual activity within the workplace and encouraged employees to do drugs and visit strip clubs. Endresen also…

Attorney Carney Shegerian Issues Comments on NBC’s Decision to Terminate Matt Lauer Over Sexual Harassment Allegations 150 150 Shegerian Law

Attorney Carney Shegerian Issues Comments on NBC’s Decision to Terminate Matt Lauer Over Sexual Harassment Allegations

 Carney Shegerian, trial lawyer and founder of the Los Angeles-based employment discrimination firm Shegerian & Associates, released a statement regarding Matt Lauer’s recent termination from NBC News. The network revealed last week during the Today show that Lauer was fired after an employee filed a complaint against him alleging inappropriate sexual behavior in the workplace. “Matt Lauer hosted the Today show for two decades…

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Shegerian & Associates Receives $8.46 Million Verdict In Discrimination & Whistleblower Case 300 300 Shegerian Law

Shegerian & Associates Receives $8.46 Million Verdict In Discrimination & Whistleblower Case

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — A California jury awarded a $8.46 million verdict yesterday for Shegerian & Associates’ client Talbert Mitchell against his former employer, SEIU Local 721.  The lawsuit alleged SEIU discriminated against Mitchell on the basis of disability, taking medical leave, and ultimately wrongfully terminated Mitchell for whistleblowing. Mitchell began working with SEIU…

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Shegerian & Associates: California Appeals Court Affirms Verdict On Compensatory Damages In Leggins V. Rite Aid 300 300 Shegerian Law

Shegerian & Associates: California Appeals Court Affirms Verdict On Compensatory Damages In Leggins V. Rite Aid

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The California Court of Appeal ruled this week to affirm the trial court’s judgment awarding compensatory damages for Robert Leggins, a former employee of Rite Aid Corporation, in the matter of Leggins v. Rite Aid Corporation. In July, 2015, a California jury reached a seven-figure verdict in the case in which Leggins alleged the company…

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Attorney Carney Shegerian Issues Statement on Sexual Misconduct Allegations Against Brett Ratner 300 300 Shegerian Law

Attorney Carney Shegerian Issues Statement on Sexual Misconduct Allegations Against Brett Ratner

Carney Shegerian, trial lawyer and founder of the Los Angeles-based employment discrimination firm Shegerian & Associates, released a statement regarding the sexual harassment and assault allegations against Brett Ratner. The producer was accused of sexual misconduct by six women who told their stories in an article published by the Los Angeles Times earlier last week. “Brett Ratner has been known as one…

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Attorney Carney Shegerian Issues Comments on Tesla’s Decision to Fire 400 Employees 300 300 Shegerian Law

Attorney Carney Shegerian Issues Comments on Tesla’s Decision to Fire 400 Employees

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Carney Shegerian, trial lawyer and founder of the Los Angeles-based employment discrimination firm Shegerian & Associates, released a statement regarding the announcement that Tesla recently fired around 400 employees. The luxury electric automobile maker claimed performance issues motivated the decision, but the employees that were fired disagree. “Employees from all levels within…

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Attorney Carney Shegerian Issues Comments on Sexual Assault and Harassment Allegations Against Harvey Weinstein 300 300 Shegerian Law

Attorney Carney Shegerian Issues Comments on Sexual Assault and Harassment Allegations Against Harvey Weinstein

Carney Shegerian, trial lawyer and founder of the Los Angeles-based employment discrimination firm Shegerian & Associates, released a statement regarding the sexual assault and harassment allegations against Harvey Weinstein. Over a dozen women in the entertainment industry have accused Mr. Weinstein of making unwanted sexual advances, and three women have alleged that the movie producer raped them. “Harvey…

Shegerian & Associates: California Appeals Court Issues Stay In Ho v. Vietnamese Broadcasting Service (VBS) 150 150 Shegerian Law

Shegerian & Associates: California Appeals Court Issues Stay In Ho v. Vietnamese Broadcasting Service (VBS)

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The California Court of Appeal ruled this week to issue an immediate stay of the trial court’s order compelling the Vietnamese Broadcasting Service’s CEO and Chairman Father Joseph Nguyen’s attempt to force Tram Ho’s case against them into private arbitration. Ho, a television personality and former beauty queen,…

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Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Upholds Largest Racial Discrimination Verdict In California 300 300 Shegerian Law

Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Upholds Largest Racial Discrimination Verdict In California

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 28, 2017 — California Superior Court Judge Victor Chavez ruled this week to deny a motion requesting a new trial in the largest racial discrimination verdict in California history. The ruling upholds a June 2017 verdict obtained by attorney Carney Shegerian of Shegerian & Associates, Inc., a California-based litigation law firm specializing in employee rights.  The verdict, awarded to client Rickey Moland, was awarded by a Los…

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