Recent jury verdicts and settlements after the break.
CA — Jury awards LAPD officer $3.6 million in retaliation suit. The officer alleged that he was retaliated against after standing up for the sole female officer in the unit who was subjected to sexual harassment.
SD — Former janitor awarded $100,000 in retaliation case. The plaintiff claimed that she was terminated after complaining about sexual harassment.
NC — Arby’s franchisee prevails in sexual harassment jury trial brought against it by the EEOC in federal court.
CA — Los Angeles police officer awarded $2.25 million in settlement of sexual harassment and retaliation case. This is the underlying harassment claim that the first story at the top is based on.
MD — EEOC settles class action gender discrimination and retaliation case against LA Weight Loss for $20 million. The settlement proceeds will actually be a claim in the company’s Chapter 7 bankruptcy proceeding.
CA — Plaintiff awarded over $250,000 for attorneys’ fees in wrongful termination lawsuit, only half of what he requested. The jury had awarded the plaintiff $116,000 on his retaliation claim.
PA — Woman awarded $600,000 in compensatory damages and $1.2 million in punitive damages by federal court jury for being fired while on maternity leave.