Gay Couples Sue St. Joseph Hospital for Discrimination

In Cases of Note, Current Cases, In the News by Ben Mainzer

Case Rotan, et al. v. St. Joseph Health By Lost Cost Outpost: Ryan Burns Two gay couples employed by Eureka’s St. Joseph Hospital have filed a lawsuit against the Catholic institution alleging that hospital staff discriminated against them by refusing to let them work in the same unit with their partners while allowing straight couples to do so. READ MORE

Newly Released 911 Tapes from Kettenpom Murders

In In the News by ZBMF Law

Case Gund v. County of Trinity, et al. By Lost Coast Outpost: Kym Kemp “I have her callback number, but I would be leery of calling it back because it sounds like she’s trying to hide the fact that she’s calling from somebody.” READ MORE

Family plans slashing lawsuit; Kettenpom couple asked for $10 million in claim

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Case Gund v. County of Trinity, et al. By Record Searchlight: Ryan Sabalow A Eureka attorney says he’s going to file a lawsuit Monday on behalf of a Trinity County couple whose throats were slashed in March by a murder suspect they encountered after a sheriff’s corporal allegedly asked them to investigate a 911 call. READ MORE

Kettenpom couple seeks $10 million in claims against county

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Case Gund v. County of Trinity, et al. By The Trinity Journal: Amy Gittelsohn The Kettenpom couple attacked and stabbed March 13 when they went to check on a neighbor have filed claims seeking $10 million against Trinity County, alleging that they unknowingly walked in on a murder scene after a sheriff’s corporal asked them to investigate a 911 call …

County settles wrongful death suit

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By Times-Standard: Thadeus Greenson On the eve of a wrongful death lawsuit slated to begin Monday, brought on behalf of the daughter of a man who died in Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office custody in 2007, the county has settled out of court. READ MORE

Ingomar Club fires event coordinator

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By Times-Standard: Matt Drange Jennifer “Jenny” Partsafas, the woman at the center of the sexual harassment lawsuit against Eureka’s Ingomar Club, was fired by the club last week, her attorney said Monday. READ MORE

Sexual harassment suit against Ingomar Club moves forward

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By Times-Standard: Matt Drange The sexual harassment lawsuit filed against Eureka’s Ingomar Club is moving forward after the club and one named defendant dropped a demurrer — a plea for dismissal — filed in the case last week. READ MORE

Trinity County Sheriff’s Office denies sending couple to investigate 911 call

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Case Gund v. County of Trinity, et al. By Times-Standard: Donna Tan Following a flurry of accounts that a man and his wife had been stabbed after a Trinity County Sheriff’s Office deputy asked them to investigate a 911 call, the Sheriff’s Office said Friday that the deputy advised the couple not to go to the residence. READ MORE