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Oakland, Calif. – October 17, 2007 – An Oakland jury awarded $1.27 million to an African-American BART train mechanic who said the transportation agency failed to prevent a co-worker from racially harassing him and, instead, reprimanded him and passed him over for promotion in retaliation for filing multiple harassment complaints. The San Francisco Bay Area […]
Boxer & Gerson, LLP attorney Julius Young has been appointed to the California State Bar’s Workers’ Compensation Law Section Executive Committee effective September 30, 2007. The Workers’ Compensation Section of the State Bar of California is charged with working to achieve an efficient and just workers’ compensation delivery system. As a member of the committee, […]
Oakland, Calif. B March 8, 2007 – The City of Emeryville has agreed to pay an estimated $2.3 million, as well as an additional $1.3 million in attorneys fees, to settle a discrimination and wrongful termination suit filed by Boxer & Gerson on behalf of longtime Emeryville city employee Leslie Pollard. “I am relieved to have […]
New Lawsuit Alleges Mistreatment of Dementia Patients in Oakland Care Home Oakland, California – Elder abuse, fraud and “patient dumping” are among the shocking charges leveled at Lakeside Park, a posh dementia-care facility in Oakland. The facility is owned and operated by real estate conglomerate, A.F. Evans. The lawsuit, filed on behalf of the families […]
Boxer & Gerson, LLP announced it has hired New Orleans attorney Gary Roth to join the firm’s personal injury practice. The addition of Roth expands the firm’s capacity to represent plaintiffs in cases involving serious injury or death, construction accidents, defective products, and medical malpractice. Roth will work closely with Boxer & Gerson partner John […]