Doroshenko accused the student of breach of contract, theft, trespassing and wrongful use of marketing materials belonging to the firm. The judge dismissed the allegations, noting they were "harsh and unwarranted."
Gomery also noted the firm's actions — including serving a lawsuit against Ojanen in front of her classmates, rather than mailing it to her — was "unnecessary and psychologically brutal."
After she was fired, Ojanen struggled to find employment and pay rent, according to the ruling.
She lived out of her car for three months — and when her husband, whom she is separated from, repossessed the vehicle, she briefly lived on the streets before her parents took her in.
"Pending the resolution of this lawsuit, her life has been on hold," wrote Gomery.
Ojanen was awarded $50,000 for aggravated damages, as well as ordinary damages of $18,934 for lost wages.
and here's the decision: