Jury awarded Dr. Martinucci $11,441,559 against Southern California Permanente Medical Group and Kaiser Foundation Health Plan. Dr. Martinucci proved that the Defendants’ retaliated against him for attempting to improve patient care through uniform radiology procedures.
Dr. Chaugle proved that he was retaliated against for advocating for better patient care. The jury compensated him in the amount of $3,458,331.00, and found that defendants’ conduct was malicious, fraudulent, and oppressive warranting a punitive damages tri
In 2009, Mr. Rager secured a seven figure settlement for a physician allegedly terminated for his patient advocacy.
Huffman v. Wonderbread/IBC $2,699,000.00 Mr. Huffman was demoted to a lower-paying position after a long career with the defendants. The jury found that he was demoted on the basis of age. The jury awarded past and future economic damages, and emotional distress.
Herbst v. Universal Studios, Inc. $2,500,000.00 Ms. Herbst was a 20-year employee. The jury found that Universal Studios engaged in gender harassment. The jury awarded past and future economic damages, emotional distress, and punitives.
Jury awarded Dr. Brannigan $2,108,303 against Sutter Health. Dr. Brannigan proved that Defendants’ retaliated against him for reporting substandard conditions in the Obstetrics Department.
In 2010, Mr. Rager achieved a $2 Million settlement on behalf of an employee who alleged that he was terminated in retaliation for reporting HIPAA violations.
“Dr. Wascher raised 3 primary patient care concerns: (1) There was a lack of timely access to surgery for cancer patients; (2) general surgeons were doing complex cancer cases they were not qualified to perform; (3) there was no comprehensive cancer care program at Kaiser Orange County. In response to his complaints, the jury found that Dr. Wascher was retaliated against defamed.
Mr. Rager obtained a verdict for $1.634 million on behalf of a nurse who proved that she was retaliated against for advocating for better patient care.
Wang v. Sony Electronics, Inc. $1,450,000.00 Mr. Wang was a 14-year employee. The case was originally dismissed by the trial court, but plaintiff appealed. The Court of Appeal reversed the dismissal, and after a lengthy jury trial, the jury awarded past and future economic damages, emotional distress, and punitives. The jury found that Sony retaliated against Mr. Wang for taking medical leave.
Landis v. Pinkerton’s Security $1,204,838.00 Mr. Landis was a 25-year employee. The Court found that plaintiff had a contract not to be terminated in the absence of good cause. The Court found the reasons for the termination were untruthful and awarded past and future wages.
2008, Mr. Rager obtained $1.1 million dollar settlement on behalf of a plaintiff was terminated just prior to his stock options vesting.
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