Race Discrimination

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April 2016

Bumphus v. Timec

By |2020-04-28T17:42:36+00:00April 12th, 2016|Signature Cases|

On June 18, 1998, after eight days of trial, in Bumphus v. Timec, a federal court jury awarded $905,000, including $500,000 in punitive damages against Timec Corporation to John Bumphus. The jury vindicated Mr. Bumphus’ emotional three-year struggle for justice. Timec provides maintenance, turnaround, and construction services to oil and gas, industrial, and utility [...]

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May 2004

Morgan v. Amtrak

By |2020-04-19T08:09:18+00:00May 29th, 2004|Signature Cases|

On June 10, 2002, WE WON Morgan v. Amtrak!!!! In a historic decision, Justice Clarence Thomas and the United States Supreme Court affirmed the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals decision in favor of Abner Morgan, Jr., an African-American electrician who suffered racial discrimination, racial harassment and retaliation at Amtrak’s Oakland Yard. To hear [...]

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