Case News

Court Denies FedEx’s Attempt to Dismiss Suit by Surviving Same-Sex Spouse of Longtime Employee Seeking Survivor Pension Benefits

U.S. District Court Judge Phyllis Hamilton denied FedEx’s attempt to throw out a lawsuit filed by Stacey Schuett, the widow of a longtime FedEx employee, to whom FedEx refuses to pay a survivor benefit because its pension plan incorporates the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), even though that law has been struck down as unconstitutional by the United States Supreme Court.


Press Coverage of Medi-Cal Civil Rights Filing

A number of news outlets covered the December 15, 2015 filing of a groundbreaking civil rights complaint by Feinberg, Jackson, Worthman & Wasow LLP, the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF), the National Health Law Program (NHeLP), and the Civil Rights Education and Enforcement Center (CREEC).