2016 - Shegerian Law
  • Attorney Who Toppled Bikram Founder Could Take Over Yoga Empire

    December 26, 2016

    Bikram Choudhury, known for a form of yoga that subjects participants to room temperatures of 105 degrees, was now in the hot seat. Taking the stand in a Los Angeles courtroom in January, he was faced with questions about allegations he not only sexually harassed and then terminated his in-house counsel, but created an offensive […]

  • Carney Shegerian Teams with Law Offices of Lisa L. Maki to Successfully Overturn CNN’s Anti-SLAPP Motion in Race Discrimination Case

    December 21, 2016

    Stanley Wilson, a news producer who claims to have suffered racial discrimination, retaliation, wrongful termination and defamation by CNN, achieved a significant victory last week when the Court of Appeal overturned and denied the news network’s request for an anti-SLAPP statute. Attorneys Carney Shegerian of Shegerian & Associates and Lisa Maki, Jill McDonell and Jennifer […]

  • Carney Shegerian of Shegerian & Associates Proves Liability of School Bus Company in Fatal Collision that Killed 13-Year-Old Jonathan Hernandez

    December 12, 2016

    Carney Shegerian of Shegerian & Associates, Inc., a Santa Monica-based litigation law firm, teamed with Nancy Doumanian of La Crescenta-based law firm Doumanian & Associates and Nicholas Rowley and Courtney Rowley of Beverly Hills-based personal injury law firm Carpenter, Zuckerman & Rowley to successfully convince a California state jury to hold First Student, Inc. liable […]

  • Shegerian & Associates Becomes a “Star Catcher” Supporter of Make-A-Wish Los Angeles

    December 8, 2016

    LOS ANGELES, Dec 08, 2016  — Attorney Carney Shegerian of Shegerian & Associates, Inc., a Santa Monica-based litigation law firm specializing in employee rights, was in attendance at Make-A-Wish Greater Los Angeles’ star-studded Wishing Well Winter Gala at the Hollywood Palladium last night. Shegerian, a proud supporter of Make-A-Wish, announced that he and his firm […]

  • I’m Disabled and Have Been Repeatedly Denied Promotion: What Can I Do?

    December 5, 2016

    Disability discrimination law generally states employers are prohibited from treating a disabled worker differently or unfairly simply because of his or her disability. This is the essence of disability discrimination law, and it applies to every aspect of employment, including promotion. When an employer repeatedly denies a disabled worker’s promotion simply due to his or […]

  • What are the remedies of a disability discrimination claim?

    November 28, 2016

    Victims of disability discrimination are generally able to recover damages based on three categories: compensatory damages, injunctive and affirmative relief, and punitive damages. In this post, we’ll take a look at what it takes to recover damages in a disability discrimination case and examples of the types of damages a disabled worker may receive. Proving […]

  • Religious Discrimination for Christmas: Protecting Your Rights at Work During the Holidays

    November 21, 2016

    When Starbucks unveiled its minimalist cup design sans the religious references to Christmas last season, patrons responded with shock and amusement. “Cupgate,” as the Internet hailed the peculiar controversy, has grown to be somewhat of a modern-day case of political correctness gone viral. The situation does highlight the particularly large issues that loom just around […]

  • Carney Shegerian Moderates Employment Law Panel at Consumer Attorneys of California Convention

    November 17, 2016

    Attorney Carney Shegerian of Shegerian & Associates, Inc., a Santa Monica-based litigation law firm specializing in employee rights, moderated an expert panel discussion on employment law at the Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC) annual convention this past weekend in San Francisco. Shegerian led and moderated the well-attended CAOC panel titled “From Hired to Fired: Everything […]

  • Attorney Carney Shegerian Issues Statement on Disability Discrimination Allegations Against Sacred Heart University

    November 14, 2016

    LOS ANGELES, Nov. 14, 2016 — Carney Shegerian, founder of Los Angeles-based employment discrimination firm Shegerian & Associates recently discussed the disability discrimination allegations against Sacred Heart University, an institution of higher education located in Fairfield, Connecticut. Gary Reho, a former employee, alleges he informed his employer he had been diagnosed with the onset of […]

  • Does my employer have to accommodate my pregnancy?

    November 14, 2016

    For women with careers, pregnancy can be a scary time. Not only do you have to worry about how your personal live will inevitably change, but many women also fear how their careers will be affected by pregnancy, too. Will I lose opportunities at work when I’m pregnant? Many pregnant women fear that they will […]