Rick Eaton

Ex-cop loses another round of appeals

A former Rocklin police sergeant?s wrongful termination case against the city may never see the inside of a courtroom.  The U.S. District Court issued a judgment on Friday agains ...

Council supports Siemens, Urrutia

As former Rocklin Police Sgt. Rick Eaton’s 2006 wrongful termination case moves closer to trial, the City Council broke a nearly five-year silence by issuing a public statement T ...

Eaton case set for trial

After more than half a decade, the Rick Eaton lawsuit against the city of Rocklin and the Rocklin Police department maybe heading into a courtroom later this year. On July 12, a U ...

Former police officer lawsuit one step closer to trial

Former Rocklin Police Sgt. Rick Eaton's federal civil rights lawsuit against the city has moved one step closer to a jury trial. The U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on ...

Court to hear city’s appeal

The city of Rocklin wins one more round in the Eaton case. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit will hear the city of Rocklin’s appeal in the federal civil rights la ...

Rocklin ready for trial in ex-officer’s civil rights lawsuit

Rocklin is ready for trial in a federal civil rights lawsuit brought by former Rocklin police Sgt. Rick Eaton, according to the lead attorney defending the city. Eaton filed a la ...

Ex-cop’s city lawsuit moves forward

The city of Rocklin has filed an interlocutory appeal against a former Rocklin Police Sergeant’s lawsuit for wrongful termination. The lawsuit, filed by former Rocklin Police S ...

Wrongful termination claim still unresolved

Eaton's attorney, Mary-Alice Coleman, indicated recently that an attempt by the city of Rocklin to dismiss the case on procedural grounds was rejected by an appeals court, sending ...