Johnson v. United Cerebral Palsy/Spastic Children's Found. of LA and Ventura Counties, B198888
In an employment termination action, trial court's grant of summary judgment for defendant is reversed where plaintiff presented a prima facie case that she was fired for an impermissible reason and also presented substantial evidence of pretext or discriminatory animus in her firing, and thus raised a triable issue of material fact regarding the reason for plaintiff's termination.
- Decided 04/30/2009
- Published 04/30/2009
- California Court of Appeal
- For Appellant:
- Schonbrun DeSimone Sephlow Harris & Hoffman and V. James DeSimone, Venice; Law Office of Twila S. White and Twila S. White, Los Angeles, for Plaintiff and Appellant.
- For Appellees:
- Knee, Ross & Silverman, Howard M. Knee and Melanie C. Ross, Los Angeles, for Defendants and Respondents.