2018 - Shegerian Law
  • The Best Lawyers Near Me”: What It Takes to Become a Top Law Firm

    December 10, 2018

    When people face legal issues at work, such as harassment or discrimination, they go online and search for “the best lawyers near me.” Shegerian & Associates sits at the top of employment law firms in Los Angeles and the entire country. We can help if you’ve suffered any of the following: Harassment Discrimination Retaliation Today, […]

  • The #MeToo Movement, and What It Means for Sexual Discrimination at Work

    December 7, 2018

    #MeToo has transformed the public awareness of workplace sexual misconduct in America. If you’ve been experiencing unwanted sexual treatment at your own job, you may have questions about #MeToo’s impact on the American workplace. How to Recognize Unlawful Sexual Discrimination in the Workplace There are two classes of laws that protect people of all genders […]

  • I’m Experiencing Religious Discrimination at Work: What Do I Do?

    December 6, 2018

    Religious discrimination can be scary when it happens at work because it has a way of making you feel very suddenly that you are not good enough or are not accepted or welcome. It can also create massive stress and hardship if you think the problem might threaten your ability to earn a living and […]

  • $3.75 Million Awarded to Former Catholic School Teacher in Verdict Against Archdiocese of Los Angeles

    November 5, 2018

    LOS ANGELES, Nov. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Earlier this week, Kourtney Liggins, a former Catholic school teacher, was awarded $3.75 million in a verdict against the Archdiocese of Los Angeles for wrongful termination. A Los Angeles Supreme Court Jury also awarded Liggins $87,000 in punitive damages against Archdiocese’s Father Michael Tang. A former educator at […]

  • Shegerian & Associates: Los Angeles’ Skid Row Housing Trust (SRHT) Sued for Disability Discrimination

    October 24, 2018

    LOS ANGELES, Oct. 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Craig Sipp, a former employee of The Skid Row Housing Trust (SRHT), has filed eleven claims against the homeless-aid organization relating to alleged disability discrimination and wrongful termination based thereof. In March 2018, after almost eight years of employment with SRHT, Sipp was diagnosed with colon cancer and a […]

  • Shegerian & Associates: “Rehab to the Stars” Treatment Center Sued by Former VP Over Fraud Claims

    September 7, 2018

    LOS ANGELES, Sept. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — A former vice president for Passages Addiction Treatment Centers, a Los Angeles company whose posh resorts cater to celebrities and other wealthy individuals seeking substance abuse treatment, has sued the company for retaliating against her due to exposing fraud in the company. Maureen Fahey, a former senior vice president […]

  • What You Need to Know About Mandatory Arbitration

    August 30, 2018

    More than 55 percent of U.S. workers are subject to mandatory arbitration. (Getty Images) Starting a new job can stir up excitement and anxiety. In that emotional whirlwind, it’s easy to overlook practical tasks such as closely reading your employment contract. But that document may contain terms and conditions you should know about in advance, […]

  • California Legislature Passes Bill Restoring Workers’ Right to Class-Action Lawsuits

    August 30, 2018

    LOS ANGELES, Aug. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — California’s state senate last week passed a state assembly bill that will prevent employers from forcing workers to sign mandatory arbitration clauses as a condition of employment. The bill, known as AB 3080, comes as an urgent response to a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling. In May, the Court […]

  • Shegerian & Associates, Inc.: Former Delta Airlines Pilot Alleges the Airline Conspired to Terminate Him

    August 27, 2018

    LOS ANGELES, Aug. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — A former Delta Airlines pilot filed suit on Monday against the airline for wrongful termination and retaliation. Michael Protack, 61, had served as a pilot for Delta for over 20 years in good standing before a work-related dispute caused Delta to remove him from flying duties and increasingly retaliate […]

  • Jury Awards $289 Million to Terminally Ill Man Who Claimed Roundup Made Him Sick

    August 27, 2018

    LOS ANGELES, Aug. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — In one of the biggest verdicts of its kind, a California jury on Aug. 10 ordered agribusiness giant Monsanto to pay $289 million to a terminally ill man for contributing to his cancer. Dewayne Johnson, 46 and father of two, had been a groundskeeper for a school district near […]