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Case results included on this site are not a complete list of results obtained, but are illustrative of the matters handled by our attorneys. Case results depend upon a variety of factors unique to each case, and prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.
Summary Judgment as to Plaintiff’s Claims that he was Retaliated Against for his Union Activity Upheld by the Fourth Circuit.
Katie Weaver Hartzog and a former colleague represented a local fire department and its chief in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of N.C. regarding Plaintiff’s claims for wrongful discharge, violations of civil rights, violations of union organizing rights, and First Amendment restraint. Plaintiff was a fire fighter/paramedic and was president of aread more
Plaintiff’s Discrimination Claim Based on PTSD Diagnosis Dismissed
Katie Weaver Hartzog obtained dismissal of plaintiff’s claims against a Community College alleging discrimination based on his Post Traumatic Stress Disorder disability, which he obtained during his service in Afghanistan.read more
Katie Hartzog Obtains Summary Judgment for City Client
Katie Weaver Hartzog obtained summary judgment on behalf of a City in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of N.C. with regard to plaintiff’s claims of Title VII retaliation and constructive discharge, defamation, and interference with prospective contract. Plaintiff claimed that he was terminated and retaliated against after complaining to his supervisor about sexualread more
Hartzog Prevails on Summary Judgment in Wrongful Termination Suit
Katie Weaver Hartzog won a motion for summary judgment on behalf of a behavioral health service entity on plaintiff’s claims for wrongful termination in violation of public policy. Plaintiff alleged that he was terminated to cover up allegations of patient abuse and Medicaid fraud. Hartzog successfully argued that plaintiff was terminated because he assaulted aread more
North Carolina Court of Appeals Upholds Summary Judgment in Favor of Town
The North Carolina Court of Appeals upheld a finding of summary judgment in favor of a Town in a matter in which a former police officer claimed his rights were violated when he was terminated after filing a worker’s compensation claim. Ms. Hartzog successfully argued that the Town had shown legitimate, nondiscriminatory reasons for terminatingread more
Harassment Claim Dismissed Based on Governmental Immunity
Katie Weaver Hartzog obtained dismissal of plaintiffs’ state law tort claims based on governmental immunity and failure to state a claim where two teachers alleged they were sexually harassed by their supervisor.read more
Town Successfully Defends Against Claims Brought by Police Officer
Dan Hartzog, Jr. successfully defended a Town against claims brought by a former police chief who alleged he was terminated in retaliation for accusing the newly named chief of illegal activity. The Town told plaintiff that they simply wanted to go in a new direction. However, in the F5 report of separation, the new policeread more
Jury Returns Defense Verdict on Due Process Liberty Interest Claim
Dan Hartzog, Jr. obtained a defense verdict on all claims in a federal lawsuit brought by a former Police Lieutenant who was terminated a few days after he was named the next Police Chief of a City. After making the announcement, the City learned that he was under investigation by the SBI and placed himread more
Community College Teacher Loses on Claims of Employment Discrimination
Dan Hartzog, Jr. obtained dismissal in an employment discrimination claim brought by a former community college teacher. Defendants obtained dismissal on the grounds that there was no adverse employment action, as plaintiff’s contract had ended, and she had failed to timely apply to teach for the following semester.read more
Union Discrimination Claims Against City, Dismissed
In a case that received significant media attention, a police union and its members claimed that a City and the former Police Chief had engaged in intimidation of the union and had taken several adverse employment actions targeting union members, including termination of the former president. Plaintiffs collectively sought injunctive relief to prohibit the Cityread more