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Aug 27, 2014, 14:05 ET

Sonoma County Employee Whose Job Was to Protect Disabled, Fired for Doing It.

 Gwilliam, Ivary, Chiosso, Cavalli & Brewer release the following: Whistleblower Madeleine Jen Kin filed a complaint today in Sonoma County...

Jun 03, 2014, 15:35 ET

Former DA Michael Gressett's Lawsuit for Malicious Prosecution Set for Trial

Gwilliam, Ivary, Chiosso, Cavalli & Brewer release the following: U.S. Northern District Judge Edward Chen set Michael Gressett's case against...

Jan 28, 2014, 14:14 ET

Judge Rules Age Discrimination Claims Against CSAA Can Proceed In One Trial

 Gwilliam, Ivary, Chiosso, Cavalli & Brewer release the following: On January 28, 2014, Contra Costa County Superior Court Judge Judith S....

Dec 19, 2013, 18:30 ET

Motions to Dismiss Denied in Former DA Michael Gressett's Lawsuit for Politically Motivated Malicious Prosecution

Gwilliam, Ivary, Chiosso, Cavalli & Brewer, attorneys for plaintiff Michael Gressett, release the following: On December 18, 2013, Northern...

Nov 01, 2013, 16:19 ET

November 5, 2013: Age Discrimination Trial Against Lawrence Livermore Lab To Begin In Alameda County Superior Court

After more than four years of intense litigation, the age discrimination claims of 5 of the 130 plaintiffs in Andrews, et. al. v. Lawrence...

Jul 17, 2013, 13:43 ET

Ten Former AAA Sales Agents Going to Trial on Age Discrimination Claims

On July 16, 2013, Judge Judith Craddick of the Contra Costa County (California) Superior Court issued a ruling allowing ten plaintiffs' claims of...

May 17, 2013, 16:00 ET

Trial Set for September for Age Discrimination Cases vs. Lawrence Livermore Lab

 At a hearing on May 16, 2013, Alameda County Superior Court Judge Robert Freedman set a September 9, 2013 trial date in Andrews, et. al....

May 15, 2013, 16:32 ET

Whistleblower/Attorney Kelly O'Haire Sues Chief Suhr/SF for Retaliation and Wrongful Termination

Kelly O'Haire, a whistleblower and former internal affairs attorney for SFPD, is filing a lawsuit in San Francisco Superior Court against Chief...

May 13, 2013, 13:49 ET

Jury Awards $2.7 M Against Lawrence Livermore Lab For Wrongfully Terminating Long-Time Employees in 2008

After two months of trial, on May 10, 2013, an Alameda County jury returned a verdict in Andrews, et. al. v. Lawrence Livermore National Security,...

Mar 07, 2013, 13:25 ET

March 11, 2013 The Trial Of Five Plaintiffs VS. LLNS (Lawrence Livermore Lab) To Start In The Alameda Co. Superior Court: Department 20 - Case RG09453596

   Gwilliam, Ivary, Chiosso, Cavalli & Brewer releases: Following almost four years of intense litigation five of the 130...

Oct 17, 2012, 13:54 ET

Major victory for plaintiffs in age-discrimination lawsuit against Bechtel led Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC

Gwilliam, Ivary, Chiosso, Cavalli & Brewer report: On October 12, 2012, Judge Robert B. Freedman of the Alameda County (California)...

Jul 31, 2012, 13:37 ET

Bicyclist Dies On Dangerous Oakland Roadway - Suit Filed By Family In Oakland Superior Court For Wrongful Death

 The widow and children of deceased bicyclist, Allan Lee, filed suit today in the Alameda Superior Court against the City of...

May 30, 2012, 14:00 ET

Former DA Michael Gressett Files Major Civil Lawsuit Against 20 Defendants Including Public Entities and Private Individuals; Released by The Law Firm of Gwilliam, Ivary, Chiosso, Cavalli & Brewer

On May 30, 2012, former Contra Costa County Deputy District Attorney Michael Gressett filed a civil lawsuit for a politically motivated malicious...

Mar 20, 2012, 13:35 ET
Mar 06, 2012, 15:39 ET

2nd Amended Complaint Filed Against SMC Coroner Over Mishandling of Remains: Wolkoff vs. County of San Mateo Coroner's office et. al. Case No. CIV503483

 On Friday, pursuant to Court Order, plaintiffs filed a Second Amended Complaint against the San Mateo County Coroner's Office; Robert...

Feb 23, 2012, 14:48 ET

Important Ruling in Livermore Lab Case Preserves Age Discrimination Claims of 130 Laid Off Lab Employees, According to The Law Firm of Gwilliam, Ivary, Chiosso, Cavalli & Brewer

On February 22, 2012, the court hearing the case of 130 employees laid off by Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (LLNS) in May, 2008 held...

Feb 21, 2012, 13:53 ET

SMC Coroner Sued Again Over Mishandling Remains

Jerald and Sandy Wolkoff attended a deposition for the wrongful death of their 30 year old son Steven Wolkoff.  They were shocked to learn...

Nov 09, 2011, 15:16 ET

Occupy Oakland Business Fraud Verdict: Oakland Jury Awards $9 Million Against Multi-National Corporation for Business Fraud and Breach of Contract

As the Occupy Oakland General Strike was raging outside the courthouse doors, local business owner, Peter Allen was waiting for a jury to tell a...

Nov 09, 2010, 15:38 ET

Press Conference Alert: 'Ten Longtime AAA Employees File Age Discrimination Lawsuit'

WHO On November 1, 2010, ten longtime employees of California State Automobile Association filed suit in Contra Costa County Superior Court for...

Mar 12, 2010, 15:24 ET

Nuclear Fusion Trade Secret Trial Set for March 15, 2010; General Nanotechnology, et al. v. Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC, et al., Alameda County Superior Court Case No. VG08384523

A major intellectual property jury trial, involving the theft of trade secret information and the breach of Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA), is set...