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Recent Jury Verdicts and Settlements

Published by on July 12, 2011

Our latest update on recent jury verdicts and settlements after the break. VA – A former CEO of Online Resources Corporation was awarded $5.3 million by a jury in his suit against the company for breach of contract, unjust enrichment and wrongful termination.  The jury found in favor of the company on the wrongful termination […]

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

VA – A former CEO of Online Resources Corporation was awarded $5.3 million by a jury in his suit against the company for breach of contract, unjust enrichment and wrongful termination.  The jury found in favor of the company on the wrongful termination claim, but found that the company had breached its contract with respect to severance pay owed to the CEO.

OH – A jury found in favor of the defendant hospital in a sexual harassment, discrimination and retaliation suit brought by a doctor who alleged she was harassed by her supervisor and then fired after filing her lawsuit.  Before the trial, the doctor rejected a $1.5 million settlement offer from the hospital.

CA – A jury awarded a police officer $1 million in his suit against the Los Angeles Police Department alleging that he was harassed by his supervisor because of his sexual orientation and then retaliated against for complaining about the harassment.

VA – A federal jury awarded a female firefighter $250,000 in a sexual harassment suit brought against the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department alleging that her supervisor subjected her to sexual harassment.

PR – The First Circuit affirmed the district court’s judgment for $350,000 in favor of a former employee in a suit alleging gender discrimination and hostile work environment.

TX – A jury awarded more than $500,000 to a former professor of Texas Tech University who alleged he was fired because he was deaf.

NY – A federal jury found in favor of a former Spring Valley mayor in a sexual harassment suit brought by the director of the village’s Section 8 housing assistance office.

MO – A jury awarded $350,000 to a deputy fire chief in a race discrimination suit brought against the City of St. Louis alleging he was discriminated against when a white firefighter of lower rank was promoted to fire chief.

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