July 11, 2013
TIM KRANSON, Plaintiff,
FEDERAL EXPRESS CORPORATION, and DOES ONE through TWENTY, inclusive, Defendants.
FEDERAL EXPRESS CORPORATION, CHARLES W. MATHEIS, JR., Attorney for Defendant.
LAW OFFICES OF STEPHEN M. MURPHY, STEPHEN M. MURPHY, Attorney for Plaintiff.
[PROPOSED] JUDGMENT ON SPECIAL VERDICT
YVONNE GONZALEZ ROGERS, District Judge.
On October 1, 2012, the Court granted defendant summary judgment on plaintiff's claim for violation of the California Family Rights Act.
The action came on regularly for trial on October 9, 2012 through October 15, 2012 in the Northern District of California, Oakland Division, before the Honorable Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers. The plaintiff was represented by attorneys Stephen M. Murphy and P. Bobby Shukla. The defendant was represented by attorneys Charles W. Matheis, Jr. and Carol D. DeFreitas.
A jury of eight persons was regularly impaneled and sworn. Witnesses were sworn and testified. After hearing the evidence and arguments of counsel, the jury was duly instructed by the Court and the cause was submitted to the jury with directions to return a verdict on special issues. The jury deliberated and thereafter returned into court with its verdict consisting of the special issues submitted to the jury and the answers given thereto by the jury, which is attached hereto as Exhibit A.
The Court reserved ruling on plaintiff's claims for declaratory judgment and for violation of California Business and Professions Code §17200, et seq. The parties submitted opening briefing on these claims on November 5, 2012 and revised briefing on January 11, 2013. On June 10, 2013, the Court issued its order denying plaintiff's request for declaratory judgment and violation of California Business and Professions Code §17200, et seq. NOW THEREFORE, IT IS ORDERED, ADJUDGED AND DECREED:
That plaintiff TIM KRANSON have judgment against defendant FEDERAL EXPRESS CORPORATION on his claims for disability discrimination, failure to provide reasonable accommodation, retaliation, and wrongful discharge in violation of public policy, for a total judgment of $ 382, 197.00 plus costs and attorney fees to be determined by the Court, and post-judgment interest at the legal rate to be determined.
That defendant FEDERAL EXPRESS CORPORATION have judgment against plaintiff TIM KRANSON on plaintiff's claims for violation of the California Family Rights Act, failure to engage in the interactive process, failure to prevent discrimination or retaliation, request for declaratory judgment, and violation of California Business and Professions Code §17200, et seq.