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Recent Jury Verdicts

Published by on April 15, 2010

Our latest update on recent jury verdicts after the break. NY – A federal jury awarded $1.25 million to a high school student who alleged he was subject to racial harassment by fellow students. MI – In another suit against a school district, a jury awarded $800,000 to a student who alleged he was bullied […]

Our latest update on recent jury verdicts after the break.

NY – A federal jury awarded $1.25 million to a high school student who alleged he was subject to racial harassment by fellow students.

MI – In another suit against a school district, a jury awarded $800,000 to a student who alleged he was bullied by classmates and sexually harassed.

PA – A federal appeals court affirmed the trial court’s verdict in favor of Penn State University in a gender and race discrimination suit brought by a university professor who alleged she was treated differently than her colleagues with respect to her raises and promotions.

CA – A federal judge affirmed a jury’s $2.5 million verdict in favor of a female firefighter who alleged she was subject to discrimination by the city because of her gender.

OH – A federal jury awarded $1.83 million to a former city employee who alleged she was discriminated against because of her race and disability and then retaliated against for complaining about the discrimination.

MO – A federal appeals court increased the district court’s award of punitive damages from $20,500 to $54,750 in a sexual harassment case brought by a low-income housing tenant against her landlord.  The court also awarded the tenant $78,000 in attorneys’ fees.

NY – A federal jury found in favor of a female police officer who alleged she was subject to sexual discrimination and retaliation by the city.  The judge reduced the jury’s award from $650,000 to $400,000.

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