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List of 100 Largest Jury Verdicts For 2011 Includes Employment Cases

Published by on March 27, 2012

The National Law Journal recently published a list of the 100 largest jury verdicts of 2011.  It includes several employment cases.  More after the break. The list included the following employment law cases: IL – A federal jury awarded $95 million verdict to a former sales representative at a nationwide chain of rent-to-own furniture stores […]

The National Law Journal recently published a list of the 100 largest jury verdicts of 2011.  It includes several employment cases.  More after the break.

The list included the following employment law cases:

  • IL – A federal jury awarded $95 million verdict to a former sales representative at a nationwide chain of rent-to-own furniture stores in a sexual harassment lawsuit.  The suit alleged that the company’s male employees engaged in a campaign to harass the plaintiff, including physical touching and verbal comments.  The verdict was later reduced, and the case was settled.
  •  NJ – A New Jersey jury awarded a former dispatcher from YRC Worldwide Inc. $22,672,500 in a hostile work environment case based on perceived sexual orientation. 

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