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Case Name EEOC v. DOC JOHNSON ENTERPRISES and HEALTH DEVICES CORPORA EE-CA-0076
Docket / Court 97-9600 KMW ( C.D. Cal. )
State/Territory California
Case Type(s) Equal Employment
Special Collection EEOC Study -- in sample
Attorney Organization EEOC
Case Summary
In December 1997, the EEOC district office in Los Angeles, California brought this suit against Doc Johnson Enterprises and the Health Devices Corporation in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California. The complaint is currently unavailable. After a single motion to compel, ... read more >
In December 1997, the EEOC district office in Los Angeles, California brought this suit against Doc Johnson Enterprises and the Health Devices Corporation in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California. The complaint is currently unavailable. After a single motion to compel, the parties settled the case and a consent decree was entered in August 1998. Although the consent decree is not available, the docket states that Health Devices agreed to pay a class of people $150,000.

Jason Chester - 06/14/2007


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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
EEOC-centric
Direct Suit on Merits
General
Disparate Treatment
Plaintiff Type
EEOC Plaintiff
Causes of Action None on record
Defendant(s) Doc Johnson Enterprises
Health Devices Corporation
Plaintiff Description Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, on behalf of one or more workers.
Indexed Lawyer Organizations EEOC
Class action status sought No
Class action status granted No
Prevailing Party Plaintiff
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief Damages
Source of Relief Settlement
Form of Settlement Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree
Order Duration not on record
Case Closing Year 1998
Case Ongoing No
Additional Resources
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Case Studies Megacases, Diversity, and the Elusive Goal of Workplace Reform
Written: Mar. 01, 2008
By: Nancy Levit (University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law)
Citation: 49 B.C. L. Rev. 367 (2008)
[ Detail ] [ External Link ]

  Second Generation Employment Discrimination: A Structural Approach
By: Susan Sturm (Columbia Law School)
Citation: 101 Colum. L. Rev. 458 (2001)
[ Detail ] [ External Link ]

Docket(s)
2:97-cv-09600-KMW-MAN (C.D. Cal.) 08/04/1998
EE-CA-0076-9000.pdf | Detail
PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
No documents currently in the collection
Judges None on record
Monitors/Masters None on record
Plaintiff's Lawyers None on record
Defendant's Lawyers None on record
Other Lawyers None on record

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