Paralegal Slips On Dog Poo, Sues Law Firm

Law360, Los Angeles (April 26, 2013, 2:23 PM EDT) -- A former paralegal at a personal injury law firm sued her ex-employer on Tuesday in California state court, alleging she was wrongfully fired for requesting overtime pay and for complaining about slipping on feces left behind by her colleagues’ dogs.

Erin Stratte, who worked at the El Segundo, Calif.-based Ellis Law Corp. for six months, filed the lawsuit under California’s Private Attorneys General Act, on behalf of herself and other firm paralegals and administrative support staff who suffered her fate.

She claims that two months after...
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