/Tag: Retaliation

January 2017

Stevenson v. County of Sacramento

By |2020-04-19T07:59:17+00:00January 29th, 2017|Signature Cases|

On June 24, 2005, in Stevenson v. County of Sacramento, a federal jury of returned a unanimous verdict in favor of Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department Detective Elaine Stevenson. The jury found that Craig Hill, Detective Stevenson’s Sergeant in the Homicide Bureau, retaliated against her for testifying that Hill illegally coerced a confession. Detective Stevenson [...]

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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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Davis v. Alameda County

By |2020-04-19T07:56:36+00:00April 12th, 2016|Signature Cases|

In Davis v. Alameda County, on Thursday, December 15, 2011, a jury awarded $528,957 to Plaintiff Freddie Davis in her employment retaliation case against the Alameda County Sheriff’s Department.  The jury found Captain James E. Ayala liable for retaliation against Ms. Davis. Freddie Davis has lived a life dedicated to the advancement of civil [...]

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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