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Injunction Against Workplace Violence May Be Supported By Hearsay Evidence

Kaiser Found. Hospitals v. Wilson, 201 Cal. App. 4th 550 (2011) The trial court considered hearsay evidence in issuing injunctions under Cal. Code Civ. Proc. § 527.8, prohibiting Jeff Wilson (the husband of a terminated Kaiser employee) from committing acts of violence or making threats of violence against two Kaiser employees. The trial court considered … Continue Reading

Trial Court Should Have Considered Evidence Of Supervisor’s Retaliatory Motive

Colarossi v. Coty US Inc., 97 Cal. App. 4th 1142 (2002) In this case of alleged wrongful termination in violation of public policy, Kimberly Colarossi alleged that her employment was terminated after she participated as a witness in an investigation of sexual harassment by a manager at the company (Deborah Bassett). The trial court excluded … Continue Reading
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