$1.2 Million Jury Verdict For Woodfin Suites Employees Subjected To Disability Discrimination And Retaliation
Bohbot & Riles, PC, represented a man and a woman who worked for Woodfin Suites for 12 and 14 years, respectively, with no performance issues. While the man was on medical leave, a new supervisor arrived and instructed the woman to terminate the man while he was on leave. She refused and reported the attempted termination up the chain of command. After her refusal, suddenly and for the first time, she was written up. Within a short period of time, she was terminated. When the man returned from his medical leave, he was written up for events that happened while he was on leave, given no real time to correct the issues and was terminated. Bohbot & Riles, PC, filed suit on their behalf and received a 1.2 million verdict from the jury, including lost wages, emotional distress and punitive damages.
$600,000 Confidential Settlement
Obtained $600,000 confidential settlement for three women in sales who alleged gender discrimination and hostile work environment by their supervisor
$250,000 Confidential Settlement
Bohbot & Riles, PC, represented two long-term African-American employees who made claims of race discrimination and wrongful termination against a Fortune 500 company. After litigation in federal court and surviving motions for summary judgment, a confidential settlement was reached for a total of $250,000.
$245,000 Confidential Settlement
Bohbot & Riles, PC, with co-counsel, represented a woman who worked for 22 years for a corporation where she was sexually harassed by her supervisor. She complained about the harassment, and though her supervisor was terminated, she was disciplined and retaliated against as a result of the complaint. Ultimately, she was terminated. Bohbot & Riles, PC, and co-counsel litigated the matter and reached a confidential settlement for her of $245,000.
$337,500 Settlement For Disability Accommodations
Bohbot & Riles, PC, with co-counsel, represented an employee who suffered from a disability. She requested accommodations from her large international company. They failed and refused to provide them, forcing her to take a leave of absence. Bohbot & Riles, PC, and co-counsel negotiated an exit from her employer with a severance of $337,500.
$550,000 Settlement For Wrongful Termination
Bohbot & Riles, PC, represented two employees who worked for their employer for at least 15 years and were wrongfully terminated after complaining of discrimination and retaliation. Bohbot & Riles, PC, negotiated a settlement for them of a total of $550,000.
$125,000 Settlement For A 17-Year Employee Who Was Terminated Taking Disability Leave
Bohbot & Riles, PC, represented a woman who worked 17 years for her employer. She was injured and took disability leave to heal and recover from surgery. Her employer terminated her employment without offering accommodations or any additional leave. Bohbot & Riles, PC, filed suit on her behalf, impaneled a jury and cross-examined the first witness. The employer ended up agreeing to settle.
Confidential Settlement For A Woman Who Was Terminated Due To Her Race
Bohbot & Riles, PC represented a woman who was told by her supervisor that she was being let go because they [the company] did not want two Black people in the office. After Bohbot & Riles, PC, deposed the supervisor and showed that the supervisor was lying when he denied the statement, the woman received a confidential settlement covering her lost wages and significant emotional distress damages.
Confidential Settlement For A Man Who Was Harassed And Terminated Due To His Sexual Orientation
Bohbot & Riles, PC, represented a man who was harassed by his direct supervisor related to his sexual orientation. The harassment began almost immediately and was so severe that he developed a stomach ailment. After requesting time off to address the stomach ailment, he was terminated. After Bohbot & Riles, PC, worked the case up to trial, he received a confidential settlement, including lost wages and emotional distress.
$1.3 Million Jury Verdict For A Female Truck Driver At CRST Van Expedited Subjected To Hostile Work Environment And Sexual Harassment
Bohbot & Riles, PC, represented a woman who worked for CRST Van Expedited as a truck driver. During her employment, she was severely sexually harassed by her trainer. She complained to the company before and after her resignation. The company failed to investigate her complaint or to take any reasonable steps to address her concerns. Bohbot & Riles, PC, filed suit on her behalf and received a $1.3 million verdict from the jury, including lost wages, emotional distress and punitive damages.
$545,000 Verdict For A Victim Of Lost Wages And Emotional Distress
Bohbot & Riles, PC, represented the founder and former chief executive of the FAME charter school in Fremont. As the CEO, she came to believe that the school’s board of directors was engaged in illegal activity. She complained about this behavior repeatedly. She was subjected to gender discrimination and retaliation for her complaints. She was ultimately placed on administrative leave and then terminated. Bohbot & Riles, PC, filed suit on her behalf and, after years of litigation and a lengthy trial of more than two months, received a $545,000 verdict from the jury, including lost wages and emotional distress damages. Additionally, the jury found that the board and specifically, the board president acted with malice in terminating her. This finding led to a confidential settlement of the punitive damages.
$444,000 Jury Verdict For Victims Of Rear-End Car Collision With Only Soft-Tissue Injuries
Bohbot & Riles, PC, represented two individuals who were rear ended at approximately 40 miles per hour by a driver who fell asleep at the wheel. Luckily, both individuals suffered only soft-tissue injuries to their body. One individual suffered from a minor traumatic brain injury. Bohbot & Riles, PC, filed suit on their behalf and received a jury verdict of over $444,000, including lost wages, and pain and suffering.
$85,000 Settlement For A Victim Of A Dog Bite To The Face
Bohbot & Riles, PC, represented a woman who visited a friend’s home. The friend was renting a room. The homeowner’s dog bit her in an unprovoked attack. The bite left her with scars on her cheek and eyelid. Bohbot & Riles, PC, filed suit on her behalf and received a settlement of $85,000, including medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering.