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Recent Jury Verdicts And Settlements

Published by on January 24, 2008

Houston, TX — Firefighter wins $125,000 in suit over retaliatory demotion after prior age discrimination victory. Tulsa, OK — Pro se litigant wins $300,000 in discrimination case.  Judge orders retrial of $150,000 back pay verdict.  Plaintiff wins $15,000 in back pay on retrial.  Final award amounts to approximately $167,000.  The defendant intends to appeal. NC […]

Houston, TX — Firefighter wins $125,000 in suit over retaliatory demotion after prior age discrimination victory.

Tulsa, OK — Pro se litigant wins $300,000 in discrimination case.  Judge orders retrial of $150,000 back pay verdict.  Plaintiff wins $15,000 in back pay on retrial.  Final award amounts to approximately $167,000.  The defendant intends to appeal.

NC — The EEOC announced the settlement of a racial harassment lawsuit for $465,000 by a North Carolina furniture company.  The case involved allegations of eight years of name calling (including the N word) and racial intimidation by such things as hangman’s nooses in the workplace.  The settlement also requires the company to report complaints of harassment to the EEOC on an on-going basis for monitoring.

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