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Recent Jury Verdicts and Settlements

Published by on February 2, 2009

Our update on recent jury verdicts and settlements after the break. VA — TV station in Roanoke agrees to settle lawsuit brought by employee accused of having scabies. CA — Doctor wins $11.4 million verdict in retaliation case against Kaiser.  The case alleged retaliation for advocating for patient health. CA — County to pay $35,000 […]

Our update on recent jury verdicts and settlements after the break.

VA — TV station in Roanoke agrees to settle lawsuit brought by employee accused of having scabies.

CA — Doctor wins $11.4 million verdict in retaliation case against Kaiser.  The case alleged retaliation for advocating for patient health.

CA — County to pay $35,000 to woman in discrimination case.  Additional coverage here — “The Contra Costa County Assessor refused to promote a junior appraiser in retaliation over a sexual and racial harassment claim that the supervisor had handed the employee a motel key before an interview about a possible job promotion, a jury found Tuesday.”

OH — An interstate trucking firm has agreed to pay $2.43 million and provide other remedial relief to a class of women to settle a major sex discrimination lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).  The EEOC had charged in the litigation that Pitt Ohio Express Inc. denied a class of qualified female applicants employment as truck drivers or dockworkers since 1997, while men were placed in these positions during the same period.

NY — City worker in Rochester gets job back after winning sexual harassment lawsuit.

NJ — “A federal jury in Trenton ordered United Parcel Service to pay $10,000 to a Jersey City man who was denied a job because his Rastafarian religious beliefs forbid him from shaving his beard.”  The suit was filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.  The company plans to appeal.

AZ — Serrano’s wins discrimination case brought by U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on appeal.

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