Recent Jury Verdicts And Settlements

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.

NY — Three female police detectives win $1 million in sexual harassment lawsuit against Nassau police department.  Additional coverage here.

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.

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