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Long Beach Discrimination Lawyers Recover $1.17 Million for Former Pasadena Firefighter

In a well-publicized case across the southland, Buchsbaum Haag recently recovered $1.17 million in a jury verdict on behalf of Carter Stephens in a wrongful termination suit against the City of Pasadena. Stephens, an African-American former firefighter whose complaints of racial discrimination and harassment were ignored for years, was forced into disability retirement after a knee injury. The attorneys at Buchsbaum Haag revealed that the claim that Stephens was “unfit for duty” completely lacked factual support and was only an attempt to justify the wrongful retirement. By focusing on the unfair retaliation to Stephens’ complaints as well as the ongoing discrimination, lead attorney Brent Buchsbaum emphasized the injustice of City and Fire officials against Mr. Stephens to win this major jury verdict. With their extensive employee rights litigation knowledge and experience, Buchsbaum Haag was able to deliver powerful results, giving Stephens a fresh start in his life. See the following for more information on this landmark verdict won by Buchsbaum Haag:


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