High Profile Employment Law Cases
Woman fired during maternity leave gets payment from ex-employer (May 26, 2023)
These types of laws are very, very important and crucial for employee rights…but the laws are only useful if people pursue their rights -David Koller
Retired Police Officer’s Age Discrimination Claims Against City of Philadelphia Survive Motion for Summary Judgment (May 12, 2023)
The court system is the one place where we can hold employers accountable for any form of discrimination in the workplace…We look forward to trial and are hopeful for a positive outcome. -David Koller
Woman Hits Philly School District With Sexual Harassment Lawsuit (March 22, 2023)
[E]mployers need to make sure that policies they have in place that say it is illegal to sexually harass someone at work are more than just words on paper and that the employers actually protect the victim employee. -David Koller
Coca-Cola Distributor Fired Medical Pot Patient, Suit Alleges (Dec. 15, 2022)
Along with running afoul of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the family-owned business also violated the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act, which prohibits employers from taking adverse actions against a “qualified individual with a disability,” according to the lawsuit.
Pennsylvania Firm Must Face Attorney’s Age, Disability Bias Suit (Oct. 18, 2022)
Attorney said she was the firm’s oldest employee when fired. Court dismissed sexual orientation claims with leave to amend.
Main Line Health Hit with Rare Punitive Damages in Retaliation Suit (Nov. 22, 2021)
Koller said he intends to challenge current standards for determining what constitutes a hostile work environment.
Ex-staffer cites Morgan Lewis remote work policy in bias lawsuit (Aug. 11, 2021)
[Remote work] was the specific accommodation Plaintiff requested, and it showed that Defendant could have accommodated Plaintiff with remote working in 2019 and earlier in 2020,” the complaint asserts.
Staffing Firm, Worker Settle Suit Over Racist Voicemail Comments (May 18, 2021)
I’m proud of my client-he exercised his rights, had an advocate, handled himself well in various court proceedings, and then decided he wanted closure and felt satisfied with the final resolution. Koller said.
25 sex assaults showed up on wrong man’s background check, suit says (Sep. 11, 2013) Click for article.