Suing for emotional distress is possible with an attorney’s help

On behalf of Mohajer Law Firm, APC posted in civil litigation on Thursday, April 4, 2019. While many people don’t believe it’s possible, you can actually sue for another person hurting your emotional state. Through civil litigation, it’s possible to seek compensation for the intentional infliction of emotional distress (IIED.) It isn’t always simple to prove IIED, so you’ll…

Basketball coach receives $4 million termination settlement

On behalf of Mohajer Law Firm, APC posted in civil litigation on Thursday, April 12, 2018. Employers, even universities, can be held liable in a wrongful termination case by creating a pretext for firing an employee. Earlier this month, former San Diego State University women’s basketball coach Beth Burns settled civil litigation for $4 million. SDSU fired her in April of…

California laws protected against foreclosure

On behalf of Mohajer Law Firm, APC posted in civil litigation on Thursday, March 29, 2018. California homeowners have oftentimes faced the frightening risk of civil litigation that could take their homes, especially during the mortgage crisis 10 years ago. However, California law provided essential protections against mortgage foreclosure that were unavailable elsewhere. The first law, Senate Bill 1137, was passed…

“Bro culture” cited in Google termination lawsuit

On behalf of Mohajer Law Firm, APC posted in civil litigation on Thursday, March 22, 2018. At times, civil litigation may reflect ongoing social issues, such as the sexual harassment exposed by the “Me Too” movement. For example, a wrongful termination lawsuit was recently filed in California against Google, charging that the company permitted a workplace culture that diminished women. In…

Data breach lawsuit may continue

On behalf of Mohajer Law Firm, APC posted in civil litigation on Thursday, March 15, 2018. Data breaches have become frightening. These incidents have imposed costs, loss of confidentiality and serious inconvenience to email users. In one case, a California federal court judge ruled that victims of data breaches may continue their civil litigation. Yahoo was accused of failing to…

CarMax lawsuit given green light

On behalf of Mohajer Law Firm, APC posted in civil litigation on Thursday, March 8, 2018. A manufacturer who does not meet their contract responsibilities can harm consumers and face civil litigation. In a case that may have an impact across the nation, a California appellate court ruled earlier this year that a woman can sue CarMax for the sale…

Conversion therapy may be labeled fraudulent

On behalf of Mohajer Law Firm, APC posted in civil litigation on Wednesday, February 28, 2018. False and deceptive practices associated with mental health or medical care may have long-term and harmful consequences. The California legislature is considering a bill that provides another civil litigation tool for victims of this fraud. The bill treats practicing or advertising conversion therapy as consumer…