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Boston v. Penny Lane Ctrs., B204628

In a wrongful termination suit brought by plaintiff-former employee counselor against defendant-employer group home for juveniles, verdict for plaintiff is affirmed where: 1) plaintiff did not bring her claim under Health and Safety Code sections 1596.881 and 1596.882 and therefore was not limited to the administrative remedy set forth in section 1596.882; and 2) the trial court acted within its discretion by admitting the testimony of plaintiff's expert witnesses.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 01/27/2009
  • Published 01/27/2009

Judges

  • EPSTEIN, P.J.

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellees:
  • Littler Mendelson, Dominic J. Messiha, Elizabeth Nguyen and Meredith Snyder, Los Angeles, for Defendant and Appellant., Shegerian & Associates, Carney R. Shegerian, Santa Monica;  Law Offices of Alfred Hakim, Alfred Hakim;  Pine & Pine and Norman Pine, Los Angeles, for Plaintiff and Respondent.
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