Recent Jury Verdicts and Settlements
Published by Eric A. Welter on January 26, 2010
Our most recent update on jury verdicts and settlements (and a couple of interesting stories on post-verdict fall-out) after the break. TN (and here) — Tennessee jury awards woman $1.5 million for her termination after cooperation with sexual harassment investigation. FL — County commissioners vote to sue fellow member to recoup $425,000 in fees spent on […]
Our most recent update on jury verdicts and settlements (and a couple of interesting stories on post-verdict fall-out) after the break.
FL — County commissioners vote to sue fellow member to recoup $425,000 in fees spent on defending sexual harassment lawsuit.
SD — Ex-client sues law firm in attempt to recover funds lost as result of sexual harassment lawsuit.
AK – A federal jury awarded $637,934 in a race discrimination suit to a police officer who was fired for alleged misuse of city property.
MO – A jury awarded $362,000 to a former school employee who alleged he was retaliated against by the school superintendent.
NY – A federal judge found that the city had intentionally discriminated against African-American firefighters in its continued use of an entrance exam that had a discriminatory impact.
TN – A jury awarded over $500,000 in an age discrimination suit brought by two former police officers who were fired and then replaced by younger employees.
OH – An appellate court upheld a $500,000 jury verdict against a former employee who breached a noncompete agreement with his former employer by starting a competing business after resigning.
TX – A federal jury found in favor of the hospital employer in a race and gender discrimination suit brought by a former employee who alleged she was denied promotions and terminated for discriminatory reasons.Topics: Jury Verdicts