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January 15, 2019, Los Angeles, CA - Court Awards Kaiser Employee $1,228,721.96 In Wrongful Termination Case, Represented By Jeffrey Rager. Click Here To View Article.

$11 Million Verdict
Martinucci v. Kaiser Permanente

A 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.

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$3,949,580 Verdict
Strub v. Kaiser Permanente

In 2008, a jury found that Kaiser had a conflict of interest when they reported Dr. Strub to the medical board and then convinced him to call them to represent him in front of the board resulting in the loss of his license.

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$3,458,331 Verdict
Chaugle v Tenet Healthcare

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...

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$1,519,679 Verdict

2014, Mr. Rager obtained $1,519,679 JORDAN v. CITY OF LONG BEACH.

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$1.4 Million Settlement
Retaliation and Whistleblower Claim

In 2021, Mr. Rager received a $1.4 million settlement on behalf of a terminated manager alleging retaliation and whistleblower claims.

Seven Figure Settlement

In 2009, Our wrongful termination attorney Los Angeles firm secured a seven figure settlement for a physician allegedly terminated for his patient advocacy.

$2,699,000 Verdict
Huffman v Wonderbread/IBC

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.

$,2,500,000 Verdict
Herbst v Universal Studios, Inc

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 punitive.

$2,108,303 Verdict
Brannigan v. Sutter Health

A 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.

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$2 Million

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.

$1,750,000 Million
Verdict Wascher v. Kaiser Permanente

“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.

$1,450,000 Verdict
Wang v. Sony Electronics, Inc.

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 the 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 punitive. The jury found that Sony retaliated against Mr. Wang for taking medical leave.

$1,250,000 Settlement
Renshaw-Bodnar v. City of Long Beach

On September 3, 2019, Mr. Rager resolved the case of a 21-year employee. Ms. Renshaw-Bodnar had an impeccable performance record. In June 2017, she reported racial discrimination and was fired 6-months later.

$1,228,721 Verdict
Loveless v. Kaiser Permanente Verdict

On January 25, 2019, a jury and the court compensated Ms. Loveless $1,228,721.96 in a case in which she proved that she was the victim of retaliation for raising concerns to Kaiser Foundation Health Plan Human Resources.

$1,200,000 Verdict
Landis v. Pinkerton’s Security

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.

$1.1 Million

2008, Mr. Rager obtained a $1.1 million dollar settlement on behalf of a plaintiff who was terminated just prior to his stock options vesting.

$1.046 Million
Verdict of Lave v. Charter

2015, Spectrum in which we achieved a total verdict of $1,046,347.55 on behalf of a technician who was fired for taking medical leave.

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$301,240 Verdict
Vargas v. Kaiser Permanente

In 2021, a jury found that Kaiser Foundation Health Plan committed defamation of Ms. Vargas when they terminated her. They awarded compensation in the amount of $301,240.00.

Disclaimer: These verdicts/settlements do not constitute a guarantee, warranty, or prediction regarding the outcome of your case and may not represent the final disposition of the case via appeal, settlement or by other means.

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