Firm News

Termination of 19-year employee upheld in binding arbitration matter

Anne F. Marchant successfully defeated a challenge to Rite Aid’s termination of a pharmacy technician for her failure to follow pharmacy procedures in obtaining patient signatures for prescription purchased in a Temecula pharmacy.  Rite Aid presented evidence that the...

Summary Judgment Granted for Client in Disability Discrimination Case

Jonathan Allan Klein and Jennifer Kaplan obtained summary judgment in a disability discrimination lawsuit filed in federal court.  In the case, Fenn v. Penske, Plaintiff claimed that he had a hernia, which constituted a disability under California law; that his...

Defense Verdict in Premises Liability Case With a $1.9M Demand

Jonathan Allan Klein and Anne F. Marchant obtained a defense verdict on May 11, 2011, following a bench trial in San Mateo County Superior Court.  Plaintiff claimed she has been crushed in between a motorized industrial dolly and a produce bin in a Redwood City...

Firm Wins Binding Arbitration as to Wrongful Termination Claim

Anne Marchant successfully defended a client’s decision to terminate an employee under its Collective Bargaining Agreement in a binding arbitration heard before Arbitrator Michael Prihar.  The case, which was heard in August, 2010, involved allegations that an...