In the Media:
Michigan Lawyers Weekly: "Ex-worker claimed weight discrimination, wrongful discharge" 04/27/2015
The CEO allegedly made derogatory comments, and the supervisor fired her for her “attitude.”
Type of Action:
(1) ELCRA Discrimination (Weight)
(2) Wrongful Discharge in Violation of Public Policy
Injuries Alleged: Loss of job, lost wages, outrage/emotional distress/mental anguish
Name of Case: Jane Doe v. Big Manufacturing Co.
Court: Saginaw County Circuit Court
Case No: withheld
Tried Before: N/A
Name of Judge: Hon. Robert Kaczmarek
Insurance Carrier: N/A
Attorneys for Plaintiff: Tom R. Pabst, Michael A. Kowalko and Jarrett M. Pabst
Attorney for Defendants: Withheld
Key to Winning: Recognizing a textbook wrongful discharge in violation of Public Policy cause of action from the facts disclosed at depositions.