Laura Izon Powell

Laura Izon Powell

Kronick, Moskovitz, Tiedemann & Girard

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Employee Stated a Claim for Associational Discrimination when Fired After Seeking Time Off to Donate a Kidney to his Sister

A trial court dismissed a lawsuit by a former employee against an employer who fired him after he requested leave to donate a kidney to his physically disabled sister. A court of appeal held that the trial court erred in...more

12/3/2013 - Associational Retaliation Disability Disability Discrimination Discrimination Employer Liability Issues FEHA Termination Unpaid Leave

Disability Discrimination Claim Failed Where Employee Admitted Her Disability Made It Impossible For Her To Fulfill Her Job Duties

An employee brought a lawsuit against her employer claiming disability discrimination after she was terminated from her employment. The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit held that the employee could not...more

2/4/2013 - Disability Discrimination Discrimination Essential Functions FEHA Hiring & Firing Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress Montblanc Termination

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