Case: San Diego Superior Court
Client: Eric Engstrom
Defendants: Bender-Rosenthal, Inc.
Legal Theory: Misclassified Real Estate Appraisers
October 13, 2017, the JCL Law Firm obtained final class action settlement approval from the San Diego Superior Court. The JCL Law Firm settled a wage and hour class action on behalf of a class of 27 misclassified California real estate appraisers. The JCL Law firm filed the class action complaint in the San Diego Superior Court alleging that the employer improperly classified the group of 27 real estate appraisers as independent contractors rather than employees. The employer’s unlawful practice denied its misclassified workers valuable legal protections like minimum wage, overtime and, meal and rest breaks. After a little more than 1 year of litigation, the JCL Law Firm successfully reached a $360,000 settlement on behalf of the misclassified employees. Call the San Diego wage and hour attorneys at the JCL Law Firm for a free consultation if you believe your employer has misclassified you as an independent contractor, has unlawfully denied you minimum wage, overtime compensation or, legally mandated meal or rest periods. Toll Free 1-888-498-6999