Top 20 Labor & Employment Verdicts in California in 2018

Top 20 Labor & Employment Verdicts in California in 2018We are pleased to present to you the list of top 20 plaintiff's labor & employment jury verdicts obtained in California in the year 2018. The list is comprised of various case types that were tried either in state or federal courts.

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Note: If you have made this list (Top 20 Labor & Employment Verdicts in California in 2018) you have also made the list of Top 40 Labor & Employment Verdicts in California in 2018.

Important: While we strive to achieve maximum accuracy and completeness of our lists, we cannot guarantee either at 100%. If you believe another verdict should be on this list, please contact us today.

1
Amount:$31,089,793.00
Attorneys:Carney R. Shegerian, Anthony Nguyen, Mark I. Lim of Shegerian & Associates, Inc.
Case:Rael v. Sybron Dental Specialties, Inc., et al.
Type:Age Discrimination, Civil Rights Violation, Gender Discrimination, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Workplace Harassment
2
Amount:$18,641,959.00
Attorneys:Joann F. Rezzo, Louis Chip Edleson of Edleson & Rezzo
Case:Tilkey v. Allstate Insurance Company
Type:Defamation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Reputational Harm
3
Amount:$13,000,000.00
Attorneys:Carney R. Shegerian of Shegerian & Associates, Inc.
Case:Pinter-Brown v. The Regents of The University of California
Type:Age Discrimination, Civil Rights Violation, Gender Discrimination, Constructive Discharge, Whistleblower Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Psychological Injury, Workplace Harassment
4
Amount:$11,000,000.00
Attorneys:Martin I. Aarons, Shannon H.P. Ward of The Aarons Law Firm, PC
Case:Meadowcroft, et al. v. Silverton Partners, et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Hostile Work Environment, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Psychological Injury, Workplace Harassment
5
Amount:$8,008,817.00
Attorneys:Nancy L. Abrolat, Shahane A. Martirosyan, Edward E. Kim, Melvin L. Felton of Abrolat Law PC
Case:Gruzalski, et al. v. Federal Express Corp.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Whistleblower Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Workplace Harassment, Wrongful Demotion, Failure to Accommodate
6
Amount:$7,974,539.00
Attorneys:Jason S. Bell, Warren R. Paboojian, Adam B. Stirrup of Baradat & Paboojian, Inc.
Case:Ortiz v. Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Defamation, Disability Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Reputational Harm
7
Amount:$6,000,000.00
Attorneys:Carney R. Shegerian of Shegerian & Associates, Inc.
Case:Martinez v. Rite Aid Corp.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Workplace Harassment
8
Amount:$4,572,835.00
Attorneys:Carney R. Shegerian, Anthony Nguyen, Mark I. Lim of Shegerian & Associates, Inc.
Case:Hill v. Asian American Drug Abuse Program Inc.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Failure to Accommodate
9
Amount:$4,003,000.00
Attorneys:Gregory W. Smith, Diana W. Wells, Leila K. Al Faiz of Law Offices of Gregory W. Smith
Case:Briley v. City of West Covina
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Defamation, Wrongful Termination, Whistleblower Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Abuse of Power, Failure to Promote, Reputational Harm
10
Amount:$3,662,806.00
Attorneys:James Urbanic of Urbanic & Associates; Carney R. Shegerian, Anthony Nguyen, Mark I. Lim of Shegerian & Associates, Inc.
Case:Liggins v. Archdiocese of Los Angeles
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Hostile Work Environment, Pregnancy Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Whistleblower Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
11
Amount:$3,605,040.42
Attorneys:J. Bernard Alexander, III of Alexander Krakow + Glick LLP; Seung L. Yang, Christopher L. Garcia, Allen V. Feghali, Justin F. Marquez of Moon & Yang APC
Case:Kunga v. American Guard Services, Inc.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Failure to Accommodate
12
Amount:$3,353,670.00
Attorneys:Wayne R. Gross, David M. Stein, Aluyah I. Imoisili, Claire-Lise Y. Kutlay, Howard M. Privette of Greenberg Gross LLP; Matthew D. Umhofer, Anthony King of Spertus Landes & Umhofer, LLP
Case:Smith v. Montebello Unified School District
Type:Wrongful Termination, Whistleblower Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
13
Amount:$3,250,718.00
Attorneys:Todd H. Harrison, Brennan S. Kahn of Perona Langer Beck Serbin Harrison
Case:Lizarraga v. Loma Linda University Medical Center
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Religious Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Whistleblower Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Workplace Harassment, Failure to Accommodate
14
Amount:$3,000,000.00
Attorneys:Gregory W. Smith, Diana W. Wells, Leila K. Al Faiz, Marla A. Brown of Law Offices of Gregory W. Smith
Case:Allstot v. City of Los Angeles
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Hostile Work Environment, Retaliation, Sexual Harassment, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Workplace Harassment
15
Amount:$2,899,670.00
Attorneys:Carney R. Shegerian, Anthony Nguyen, Mark I. Lim, Mahru Madjidi of Shegerian & Associates, Inc.; Aram Rostomyan of Rostomyan Law, PC
Case:Shirvanyan v. Los Angeles Community College District
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Constructive Discharge, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Failure to Accommodate
16
Amount:$2,750,000.00
Attorneys:Matthew S. McNicholas, Douglas D. Winter of McNicholas & McNicholas LLP
Case:Meiche v. City of Los Angeles
Type:Fraud, Hostile Work Environment, Whistleblower Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Embezzlement
17
Amount:$2,600,000.00
Attorneys:Elizabeth M. Peck of Peck-Law; Kevin M. Schwin of Schwin Law, PC
Case:Hudson v. Beverly Fabrics
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Gender Discrimination, Hostile Work Environment, Sexual Harassment, Wrongful Termination, Whistleblower Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Workplace Harassment
18
Amount:$2,559,399.00
Attorneys:Gregory W. Smith, Diana W. Wells, Leila K. Al Faiz of Law Offices of Gregory W. Smith
Case:Lawrence v. City of Long Beach
Type:Whistleblower Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Wrongful Demotion, Failure to Promote
19
Amount:$2,200,000.00
Attorneys:Mike Arias of Arias Sanguinetti Wang and Torrijos, LLP; Griselda S. Rodriguez of Rodriguez & Tran, LLP
Case:Albarracin v. Wilson, et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Hostile Work Environment, Sexual Harassment, Wrongful Termination, Whistleblower Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress
20
Amount:$2,138,074.00
Attorneys:Terry L. Tron, Lanny M. Tron of Tron & Tron
Case:Hoover v. Dignity Health
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Failure to Accommodate, Unpaid Benefits

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