GOVERNMENT

Representative Cases - GOVERNMENT

  • Seven year old student steps on schoolyard irrigation cover and lacerates foot


  • Officers for police department sue for retaliation as whistleblowers


  • Untenured first grade teacher claims discrimination as Hispanic and harassment from principal; retaliation for declining to perform translation activities as a certified Spanish speaker.


  • A number of officers sue city and police department for imposition of unlawful quotas and retaliation for complaints about the quotasCounty and child protective service sued for negligence in not finding and stopping years of abusive treatment of twin brothers by guardian; guardian appointed by probate court, not dependency.


  • Inverse condemnation action from sewage overflow damage during city maintenance
  • Suit against school for damages from teacher affair with student
  • 35 year employee of CHP claimed age discrimination and wrongful termination
  • Ten year old had spiral fracture from bully and school failed to take action
  • Civil rights action for suit against state and county corrections for unreasonable force on inmate
  • Mutual claims of theft, sexual harassment and wage and hour claims, wrongful classification
  • Fire damage from public utility power lines causing fire
  • Efforts to muzzle community activist on city development and easement restrictions
  • Mutual combat between employees from two university departments
  • Plaintiff rear-ended by police officer
  • Tree branch falls onto teenager in public park: dispute between entities
  • Fight on high school campus over claims student stole wallet
  • Fight on campus with gang intervention; fractured spine
  • Student blinded after school on campus when hit by thrown ball​
  • Trip on extension of temporary fence at fair; injury to left ankle
  • Plaintiff 12-year-old student subject to bullying repeatedly over months with alleged non-action by school district, principal and other school personnel. Assault aggravated wound from prior surgery,
  • Suit against University by student claiming harassment after roommate posted video of masturbation and posting seen by other students.
  • Claims of rape by 14 year old against another 14 year old and publication of video after encounter in middle school.
  • Negligence/wrongful death claims against County and Department of Child Protective Services for failure to protect plaintiff’s daughter, killed by family relative.
  • Action against County and Sheriff for injuries to pretrial detainee in custody resulting in broken vertebrae.​
  • Suit for traumatic brain injury from student assaulted during football skit.
  • Several cases of injuries from bicycles flipped from defects in roadway.
  • Fall on asphalt/concrete sidewalk divide outside car dealership; meds covered workman comp.
  • Fatalities from double car crash caused by hydroplaning on freeway after rains and claims against DOT and State for failure to clear drains on freeway.
  • Officer killed two pedestrians in walkway while racing to scene of crime with no lights or sirens.
  • High School Football player tackled causing brain damage. Claims of dangerous condition of turf on football field.
  • Inverse condemnation where raw sewage overflowed into residence.
  • Constructive eviction suit against city from sewage eruption and damage from residence basement filling with raw sewage and e-coli contamination.
  • Traumatic brain injury to student in mascot costume during sports rally.
  • Sexual relationship by government entity staff with underage wards of court.
  • Part-time lifeguard for beach city claimed age discrimination and constructive termination
  • Sexual relationship by government entity staff with underage wards of court.
  • Parttime lifeguard for beach city claimed age discrimination and constructive termination.
  • ​Civil rights action for suit against state and county corrections for unreasonable force on inmate.