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Aaron Olsen Promoted to Partner

By | 2017-05-24T20:34:27+00:00 January 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Haeggquist & Eck has promoted attorney Aaron Olsen, who earlier this year served as co-lead class counsel in litigation against Donald Trump and Trump University, to partner, the firm has announced. The promotion took effect January 1, 2017. A graduate of California Western School of Law, Olsen has spent the last seven years of his [...]

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KPBS Airs Piece On Local Fight Against Sex Trafficking

By | 2017-05-24T20:05:20+00:00 December 27th, 2016|Uncategorized|

The lawyers in our firm are deeply entrenched in the local fight against sex and human trafficking in San Diego County, which a 2013 study by the University of San Diego and Point Loma Nazarene University estimates at $810 million. San Diego’s KPBS has aired this incredible piece about how local law enforcement is partnering [...]

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Haeggquist & Eck Files Pregnancy Discrimination and Wrongful Termination Case Against Sharp Health Plan

By | 2017-05-24T20:05:41+00:00 December 27th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Sharp Health Plan wrongfully terminated two employees who were eight months pregnant this fall because the women planned to take legally protected pregnancy leave, a new lawsuit filed by Haeggquist & Eck attorneys Alreen Haeggquist and Aaron Olsen alleges. Plaintiffs Natali Osuna and Veronica Osuna, who had respectively worked for Sharp for 11 years and [...]

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Haeggquist & Eck Issues Statement Regarding Trump University Settlement

By | 2017-05-24T20:13:05+00:00 November 18th, 2016|Class Actions, Uncategorized|

Attorneys Helen Zeldes, Alreen Haeggquist, Amber Eck and Aaron Olsen, who for nearly seven years have led the massive consumer class action litigation against Donald J. Trump and Trump University, have released the following statement regarding settlement of the matter. "We are pleased to announce that a settlement has been reached in the hard-fought class [...]

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Haeggquist & Eck Files Disability Discrimination Case Against SCHOOLSFIRST CREDIT UNION 

By | 2017-05-24T20:11:04+00:00 November 17th, 2016|Discrimination, Employment Law, Retaliation|

Employee rights firm Haeggquist & Eck has filed suit against SchoolsFirst Credit Union after the Santa Ana-based bank fired a longtime employee for taking protected medical leave for kidney disease and rheumatoid arthritis. Lucy Rosanna worked as an assistant manager in the bank's consumer loans department from October 2012 until late last year.  The complaint [...]

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U.S. Supreme Court To Consider Transgender Bathroom Case

By | 2017-05-24T20:11:46+00:00 October 28th, 2016|Uncategorized|

The U.S. Supreme Court is poised to consider a groundbreaking case about the rights of transgender students to use bathrooms corresponding to their sexual identity, NPR has reported. Gavin Grimm, a 17-year-old Virginia high school student, is the plaintiff in the case and came out as transgender as a freshman.  The school principal initially allowed [...]

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Haeggquist & Eck LLP Announces Investigation of ProNAi Therapeutics, Inc. (DNAI)

By | 2017-05-24T20:12:53+00:00 October 28th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Haeggquist & Eck, LLP, a shareholder and consumer rights litigation firm has commenced an investigation into ProNAi Therapeutics, Inc. (DNAI) (“ProNAi”) relating to potential violations of federal securities laws. ProNAi is a clinical stage oncology company with a focus on pioneering a novel class of therapeutics based on its proprietary DNA interference (“DNAi”) technology platform. [...]

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Gov. Brown Signs Legislation Expanding Employee Protections in California

By | 2017-05-24T20:12:09+00:00 October 24th, 2016|Uncategorized|

In a sweeping move to expand the protections of California’s Fair Pay Act, Governor Brown has signed legislation that will prohibit employers from race and ethnicity discrimination in the payment of wages. SB 1063 amends the state Fair Pay Act to include race and ethnicity and prohibits an employer from paying any employee at wage [...]

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Haeggquist & Eck Sues Interwest Consulting Group for Wrongful Termination In Violation of Family Medical Leave Act and California Family Rights Act

By | 2017-05-24T20:12:24+00:00 October 24th, 2016|Uncategorized|

The employee rights advocates at Haeggquist & Eck have sued Interwest Consulting, Inc. for wrongful termination on behalf of the company’s former Director of Marketing. Plaintiff Sherry Beck is represented by Haeggquist & Eck attorneys Alreen Haeggquist and Aaron Olsen. Her lawsuit alleges that she was fired in September 2015, while on protected leave following the [...]

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Haeggquist & Eck Files Age Discrimination Lawsuit Against Largest U.S. Propane Distributor

By | 2017-05-24T20:12:39+00:00 October 24th, 2016|Uncategorized|

AmeriGas Propane, the nation’s largest propane distributor, wrongfully terminated and discriminated against a 67-year-old employee based on his age, a lawsuit recently filed by Haeggquist & Eck alleges. Jay Reeb worked for AmeriGas as a propane delivery driver for more than 26 years without a single negative writeup before he was fired for forgetting to [...]

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