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John Thomas Stralen

John Stralen’s Legal Cases

7 total

  • Brock v. Carrion

    Practice Area:
    Employment & Labor
    Date:
    Aug 11, 2004
    Outcome:
    Plaintiff won on motion for summary judgment as to defendant's liability for wage violations.
    Description:
    Lawsuit for overtime and unpaid wages. Opinion published interpreting various California Labor Code sections, Wage Order No. 5, and related federal statutes. See Brock v. Carrion Ltd., 332 F.Supp.2d 1320 (2004).
  • Elite Performance (Jonoubei) v. California State Automobile Association

    Practice Area:
    Lawsuits & Disputes
    Date:
    Jan 01, 2001
    Outcome:
    Successful result
    Description:
    Defended small business owner against insurance company during a three month jury trial involving lawsuit claiming slander, fraud, and unfair business practices. Trial involved numerous pre-trial motions, a three week bench trial over CSAA's claims against client on alter-ego liability, and a jury trial phase lasting over two months.
  • Meneley v. Crowe

    Practice Area:
    Personal Injury
    Date:
    Nov 18, 2011
    Outcome:
    Jury's verdict for client was over 24 times the pre-trial settlement offer.
    Description:
    Personal injury case where client was involved in 3 auto collisions over the course of about 4 years. Case went to trial on the second collision. Defendant made various claims, including that the collision was low-speed and client's injuries and impairment were caused by the other two collisions.
  • Doe v Professional Football Team

    Practice Area:
    Employment & Labor
    Date:
    Oct 01, 1999
    Outcome:
    Confidential monetary settlement and change in corporate policy.
    Description:
    Represented athletic trainer against professional football team in case for wage and hour (overtime) violations. Case settled confidentially and resulted in the organization changing the wage payment policies to the benefit of other support staff.
  • Doe II v Professional NFL Football Team

    Practice Area:
    Employment & Labor
    Date:
    May 01, 2001
    Outcome:
    Confidential Monetary Settlement
    Description:
    Represented a second athletic trainer in a lawsuit filed in Federal Court against the same professional football team in case for wage and hour (overtime) violations. Case settled confidentially.
  • Dunlap v. Folsom Lake Ford

    Practice Area:
    Car Accidents
    Date:
    Mar 27, 2014
    Outcome:
    7.4 million dollar jury verdict
    Description:
    Represented clients with co-counsel in lawsuit for injuries stemming from a rollover collision brought against Folsom Lake Ford. http://verdictsearch.com/verdict/failure-to-repair-steering-issue-caused-serious-injuries-plaintiff/
  • Trujillo v Tri City Storage, LLC

    Practice Area:
    Employment & Labor
    Date:
    Nov 07, 2013
    Outcome:
    Jury verdict/award of wages and penalties of 270k, plus attorney's fees
    Description:
    Employment wage and hour and financial elder abuse case. Successfully represented clients against former employer through Jury trial. Jury awarded clients $240,000 in damages in back wages, interest and penalties. Motion for attorneys is pending.