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Joseph Wayne Rose
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Joseph Rose’s Legal Cases

7 total

  • Female construction manager harassed, fired, confidential settlement

    Practice Area:
    Sexual Harassment
    Outcome:
    Confidential settlement reached.
    Description:
    A female construction manager for a national home builder was sexually harassed and terminated for alleged misconduct after she complained. The employer failed to investigate the complaint and retained male employees who were accused of similar misconduct. Confidential settlement reached.
  • Financial elder abuse and notary public negligence, jury verdict

    Practice Area:
    Lawsuits & Disputes
    Outcome:
    Jury verdict
    Description:
    Lawsuit by two brothers against third brother for financial elder abuse of their elderly mother. Defendant-brother arranged for reverse mortgage on mother's home and induced mother to name him as agent under a power of attorney while aged mother was in failing health and susceptible to undue inluence. Defendant-brother used proceeds of reverse mortgage for installation of a swimming pool at his home, purchase of jewelry for his wife, wedding photos, travel, to purchase a truck for himself, to pay his daughter's rent a living expenses, and made several ATM cash withdrawals. Lawsuit also named notary public for unlicensed practice of law and negligence in connection with her death-bed drafting and acknowledgment of a quit claim deed conveying mother's home to defendant-brother. After mother's death, defendant' brother threw out the mother's last will and testament leaving her estate in equal shares to the three brothers. Jury verdict for plaintiffs for financial elder abuse and reconveyance of money and property to mother's estate plus attorney's fees. Confidential settlement with notary public.
  • Technology workers not paid and forced to sign releases for partial wages

    Practice Area:
    Employment & Labor
    Outcome:
    Confidential settlement
    Description:
    Confidential settlement for several employees of a Sacramento technology firm who were not paid their wages and forced to sign settlement and release agreements to receive partial payments of wages owed to them in violation of the California Labor Code.
  • Landscape design manager not paid promised bonuses and commissions

    Practice Area:
    Employment & Labor
    Outcome:
    Confidential settlement
    Description:
    Confidential settlement for manager of a landscape design who was not paid promised bonuses and commissions.
  • Nursing home administrator unlawfully fired

    Practice Area:
    Wrongful Termination
    Outcome:
    Confidential settlement
    Description:
    Confidential settlement for administrator of several nursing homes who was fired after complaining about illegal practices and regulatory violations.
  • Wage and hour class action - $1M+ confidential settlement

    Practice Area:
    Employment & Labor
    Outcome:
    Confidential settlement in excess of $1M
    Description:
    A confidential settlement in excess of $1M for several hundred financial analysts misclassified as exempt from overtime compensation.
  • San Joaquin County Sheriff's Deputy ordered reinstated with back pay

    Practice Area:
    Employment & Labor
    Outcome:
    Court ordered reinstatement with back pay
    Description:
    A long-term San Joaquin County Deputy Sheriff who was involved in a serious and debilitating on-duty vehicle accident was deemed permanently disabled from law enforcement under the Workers' Compensation Law but inconsistently deemed fit-for-duty by the San Joaquin County Employees' Retirement Association, resulting in discharge without any retirement benefits. The deputy's reinstatement with back pay and benefits was ordered following a petition for write of mandate under Code of Civil Procedure section 1085.