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Recent Jury Verdicts And Settlements

Published by on April 9, 2008

VA — “Butt print” artist receives $65,000 in settlement with school district in First Amendment wrongful discharge lawsuit.   The former high school teached in Richmond, Virginia, was fired after a YouTube video surfaced showing his unique painting method. MA — $350,000 verdict in favor of nine American Airlines skycaps over the charging of a $2 […]

VA — “Butt print” artist receives $65,000 in settlement with school district in First Amendment wrongful discharge lawsuit.   The former high school teached in Richmond, Virginia, was fired after a YouTube video surfaced showing his unique painting method.

MA — $350,000 verdict in favor of nine American Airlines skycaps over the charging of a $2 fee by the airline for curbside luggage service.  The skycaps alleged that the airline violated the Massachusetts Tips law by not disclosing that the fee was not a tip.  (Commentary on the verdict from The Washington Post here.)

MS — U.S. district judge orders new trial in sexual harassment case resulting in $757,000 jury verdict against Jackson Fire Department.

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