Reid & Hellyer Client Prevails in Jury Trial Against Former Employee

July 24, 2012

A Reid & Hellyer client, a manufacturer/marketer of automobile leather interiors, recently prevailed in its defense of a former employee’s claims for defamation and intentional interference with prospective economic advantage.  The former employee claimed that following his termination his former employer had made untrue and defamatory statements to various persons in the automobile aftermarket industry. 

AAttorney Doug Plazak, Labor & Employment Lawyer, Riverside and Orange Countyfter both sides presented their evidence, the jury determined that the statements in question were truthful and rendered a verdict in favor of Reid & Hellyer’s client.

Senior Attorney Douglas A. Plazak represented Reid & Hellyer’s client.  Doug provides client services in both Riverside and Orange County, where his practices include California employment litigation exclusively on behalf of employers.

Headquartered in Riverside, Calif., Reid & Hellyer has been serving the Inland Empire for more than 100 years as one of the most-respected full-service law firms in Southern California, providing legal services in business and real estate litigation, real estate development, transactional law, media law, bankruptcy and mediation. Reid & Hellyer serves individual and business clients of national, regional and local prominence.

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