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Employee Who Declined Settlement Offer Was Not Entitled To Recover Attorney’s Fees

Martinez v. Eatlite One, Inc., 27 Cal. App. 5th 1181 (2018) Samantha Martinez, a sandwich maker and cashier, sued Eatlite (the owner of a Subway store) for employment discrimination in violation of public policy, gender and pregnancy discrimination, failure to provide reasonable accommodations in the workplace, violation of the California Constitution and negligent supervision and … Continue Reading

School District Could Be Vicariously Liable For Negligent Supervision Of School Personnel

C.A. v. William S. Hart Union High Sch., 53 Cal. 4th 861 (2012) Through a guardian ad litem, C.A. alleged that while he was a student at Golden Valley High School, he was subjected to sexual harassment and abuse by Roselyn Hubbell, the head guidance counselor at his school. C.A. sued the school district for … Continue Reading

Security Service Is Not Liable For Assault Allegedly Committed By Unsupervised Employee

Plancarte v. Guardsmark, LLC, 118 Cal. App. 4th 640 (2004) Eveilia Plancarte alleged that Toufik Kadah, a Guardsmark security guard, was responsible for assault, battery, false imprisonment and intentional infliction of emotional distress, all of which allegedly occurred while she was working as a janitor in a building in which Kadah was working as a … Continue Reading

Employer Was Not Vicariously Liable For Employee’s Sexual Misconduct

Doe 1 v. City of Murrieta, 102 Cal. App. 4th 899 (2002) In this case, a Murrieta police officer sexually abused two 16- year-old girls who were participants in the Murrieta Police Department’s Explorer Program. The minors alleged that the City of Murrieta was vicariously liable for the police officer’s sexual misconduct. The trial court … Continue Reading
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