Kaiser charge nurse claims retaliation after being fired. $41M. Los Angeles County.

Long-time nurse in the NICU is fired after photo surfaces of her sitting down with her bare feet propped up on an isolette used to house a sick infant.  She says that the firing over the photo was just a pretext, that she was really fired in retaliation for repeatedly reporting unsafe conditions for patients at Kaiser. 

  • Case Name: Maria Gatchalian v. Kaiser Foundation Hospitals & Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc.
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Monday, December 11, 2023
  • Type of Case: Employment, Whistleblower

Engineer reports he was improperly given access to classified documents. Whistleblower. $1.5M. Los Angeles County.

Plaintiff provided engineering support in fulfillment of the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory and Caltech RESS contract. While he was helping design the spacecraft's power supply, plaintiff received a classified/proprietary engineering math software that he should not have been given. He reported it. Later terminated.

  • Case Name: David Lillie v. ManTech International Corporation
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Thursday, February 28, 2019
  • Type of Case: Whistleblower