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Brian Thomas Rochel

Brian Rochel’s Legal Cases

10 total

  • Dubiel v. G&K Services, Inc.

    Practice Area:
    Discrimination
    Date:
    May 02, 2011
    Outcome:
    $361,000 jury verdict in favor of employee
    Description:
    Successfully won trial in case where truck driver was unlawfully terminated for seeking workers' compensation benefits.
  • Calvin Gordon and Antuan Haggins v. The New French Bakery

    Practice Area:
    Discrimination
    Date:
    Jul 05, 2012
    Outcome:
    Summary Judgment Denied
    Description:
    Two employees alleged race discrimination. The court denied both of Defendant's motions for summary judgment in their entirety.
  • Larry Morgan v. MBG Properties, Inc.

    Practice Area:
    Discrimination
    Date:
    Jan 28, 2013
    Outcome:
    Summary Judgment Denied
    Description:
    Age discrimination under the MHRA
  • Jennifer Abrahamson v. Nat'l Pawn Co.

    Practice Area:
    Sexual Harassment
    Date:
    Mar 21, 2013
    Outcome:
    Summary Judgment Denied (case ongoing)
    Description:
    Sexual harassment and retaliation
  • Brian Sletten v. CPS

    Practice Area:
    Employment & Labor
    Date:
    May 24, 2012
    Outcome:
    Jury verdict for employee on promissory estoppel (court's pre-trial dismissal of fraud and tortious interference claims are currently on appeal)
    Description:
    CPS lied to Mr. Sletten about receiving a pay raise. Mr. Sletten relied on that lie to his detriment in turning down a competitive job offer.
  • Fleck v. FMMI

    Practice Area:
    Discrimination
    Date:
    Apr 01, 2013
    Outcome:
    $357,000 trial judgment in favor of employee
    Description:
    Disability and retaliation claims tried to the Honorable Regina Chu in Hennepin County. Judge Chu found FMMI discriminated and retaliated against Mr. Fleck and awarded damages.
  • Steward v. Mayo Clinic

    Practice Area:
    Employment & Labor
    Date:
    May 01, 2013
    Outcome:
    Summary judgment denied (case settled)
    Description:
    Retaliation for seeking workers' compensation benefits, summary judgment denied.
  • Sletten v. CPS

    Practice Area:
    Employment & Labor
    Date:
    Jun 03, 2013
    Outcome:
    Court of Appeals Reversed Motion for Summary Judgment, Remanded for Trial
    Description:
    Court of Appeals reversed the trial court's order dismissing fraud and tortious interference claims, remanded for new trial
  • Lindner v. Donatellis'

    Practice Area:
    Employment & Labor
    Date:
    Aug 11, 2014
    Outcome:
    Summary Judgment Denied (case ongoing)
    Description:
    Retaliation for seeking FMLA and reasonable accommodation under ADA and MHRA
  • Oliver v. MCTC

    Practice Area:
    Employment & Labor
    Date:
    Dec 16, 2014
    Outcome:
    Summary Judgment Denied
    Description:
    Disability discrimination and retaliation for seeking workers' compensation benefits