Verdict: Eric Kitazi v. Sellen Construction Company Inc.

Verdict: Eric Kitazi v. Sellen Construction Company Inc.

Court: United States District Court for the Western District of WA at Seattle Judge: Hon. Judge Marsha J. Pechman Date Filed: 10/21/16 Date of Settlement or Verdict: 12/15/2017 Total Amount of Judgment or Settlement: $674,292.54 Basic Facts and Claims: Plaintiff was...
Verdict: Eric Kitazi v. Sellen Construction Company Inc.

Jennifer Tyler v. Chelan County Sheriff’s Office

Court: Douglas County Superior Court Judge: Judge Hotchkiss Date Filed: December 30, 2013 Date of Settlement or Verdict: March 7, 2018 Total Amount of Judgment or Settlement: $6,000 for economic damages and $500,000 for non-economic damages Basic Facts and Claims:...
9th Circuit Upholds $1.25M Verdict for Whistleblower

9th Circuit Upholds $1.25M Verdict for Whistleblower

On appeal a three-member panel of judges on the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a $1.25M jury verdict against BNSF awarded to ex-employee who alleged he was retaliated against and terminated for reporting safety violations to federal regulators.? Read more about...
Verdict: Eric Kitazi v. Sellen Construction Company Inc.

Michael Elliott v. BNSF Railway Company

Court: 9th Circuit Court of Appeals Judges: J. Paez, Fisher, Gould Date of Decision: 03/02/18 Underlying verdict affirmed: $1,250,000 Basic Facts and Claims: Whistleblower retaliation claim under the Federal Rail Safety Act. Plaintiff alleged that BNSF management...
9th Circuit Upholds $1.25M Verdict for Whistleblower

Verdict: Irene Riggs v. Life Care Centers of America, Inc.

Court: U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Washington Full Case Name:?Irene Riggs v. Life Care Centers of America, Inc., 2:17-cv-0342-TOR Judge: Thomas O. Rice, Eastern District of WA Date Filed: September 9, 2016 Date of Verdict: November 1, 2017 Total...
9th Circuit Upholds $1.25M Verdict for Whistleblower

Settlement: EEOC v. Kaiser Aluminum

Court: U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Washington Judge: Stanley A. Bastian, Eastern District of WA Date of Settlement: October 24, 2017 Total Amount of Judgment or Settlement: $175,000 ($125,000 in back pay an d$50,000 in compensatory damages)....