Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority

San Jose v. Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Jan. 15, 2013, B234317) 2013 WL 152509 [nonpublished opinion]

Court of Appeal affirms summary judgment in favor of GMSR’s public entity client in government tort claim dispute

Nov 06, 2009
Hines v. Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transp. Authority (Nov. 6, 2009, B208389) 2009 WL 3682603 [nonpublished opinion]

GMSR won affirmance of client MTA’s summary judgment in an employment discrimination action. Plaintiff alleged that MTA wrongfully discriminated against her because of her obesity. The evidence established that her obesity had no underlying medical cause, but resulted from life style choices. She relied on

Nov 02, 2006 Government Liability
Fu v. Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transp. Authority (Nov. 2, 2006, B184012) 2006 WL 3096040 [nonpublished opinion]

GMSR secured a complete reversal here. The jury awarded the plaintiff $1,678,000 in damages, $57,961 in costs and $275,865 in attorney fees in this age discrimination lawsuit against the MTA. The Court of Appeal reversed the judgment for wrongful termination and failure to rehire under

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