Archive: September 23, 2005

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Magistrate Recommends Granting of Fees and Costs from Counsel for Vexatious Pursuit of Matter Despite Damning Email

Magistrate Recommends Granting of Fees and Costs from Counsel for Vexatious Pursuit of Matter Despite Damning Email

Rousseau v. Echosphere Corp., 2005 WL 2176839 (W.D. Pa. Aug. 30, 2005)

Charles A. Lamberton (“Lamberton”) represented Thomas R. Rousseau (“Rousseau”) in an action alleging retaliatory termination by Echosphere Corporation (“Echosphere”). The termination was allegedly due to Rousseau’s filing of a workers’ compensation claim and his having requested a workplace accommodation. Plaintiff claimed that Echosphere’s proffered reason for the termination, that Rousseau had knowingly falsified company documents by providing two different social security numbers, was merely a pretext for unlawful termination. Read More

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