Top 100 Civil Rights Violation Verdicts in the United States in 2018

Top 100 Labor & Employment Verdicts in the United States in 2018We are pleased to present to you the list of top 100 plaintiff's civil rights violation jury verdicts obtained in the United States 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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1
Amount:$33,500,000.00
Attorneys:Dale K. Galipo, Hang D. Le of Law Offices of Dale K. Galipo; Robert D. Conaway of Law Office of Robert D. Conaway
Case:Archibald v. County of San Bernardino
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Wrongful Death, Gunshot Wound, Intentional Tort, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct, Negligent Tort
State:California
2
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
State:California
3
Amount:$28,650,000.00
Attorneys:Christopher P. Thorman, Daniel Petrov of Thorman Petrov Group
Case:Katz v. Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Type:Age Discrimination, Civil Rights Violation, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
State:Ohio
4
Amount:$28,213,000.00
Attorneys:Allison MacLellan of MacLellan Law Firm
Case:Toussaint v. Brigham and Women’s Hospital, et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Race Discrimination, Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress
State:Massachusetts
5
Amount:$17,175,000.00
Attorneys:Jonathan I. Loevy, Sean C. Starr, Steven Art, Anand Swaminathan, Rachel Brady of Loevy & Loevy; Locke E. Bowman, Alexa Van Brunt of Roderick & Solange MacArthur Justice Center
Case:Rivera v. Guevara, et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Due Process Violation, Malicious Prosecution, Wrongful Conviction, Intentional Tort, Abuse of Process, Emotional Distress, Abuse of Power, Police Misconduct, Spoliation of Evidence, False Evidence
State:Illinois
6
Amount:$16,800,000.00
Attorneys:Raymond J. Sterling, Carol A. Laughbaum of Sterling Attorneys at Law, P.C.; Deborah L. Gordon of Law Offices of Deborah L. Gordon
Case:Khalaf v. Ford Motor Co., et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Hostile Work Environment, National Origin Discrimination, Race Discrimination, Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
State:Michigan
7
Amount:$15,000,000.00
Attorneys:Elizabeth Wang, Mark Loevy-Reyes of Loevy & Loevy; Michael B. Pasternak of Michael B. Pasternak, Attorney at Law; Brett Murner of The Law Office of Brett Murner
Case:Wheatt, et al. v. City of East Cleveland
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Due Process Violation, Wrongful Conviction, Wrongful Imprisonment, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Abuse of Power, Police Misconduct, Spoliation of Evidence, False Evidence, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Failure to Disclose
State:Ohio
8
Amount:$14,300,000.00
Attorneys:Matthew D. Brinckerhoff, Earl S. Ward, Samuel J. Shapiro of Emery Celli Brinckerhoff & Abady LLP
Case:Collado v. City of NY, et al.
Type:Assault and Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Wrongful Death, Gunshot Wound, Intentional Tort, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct
State:New York
9
Amount:$13,400,000.00
Attorneys:Gabrielle M. Vinci of Nesenoff & Miltenberg, LLP; Megan S. Goddard of Goddard Law, PLLC; Nathaniel K. Charny of Charny & Wheeler P.C.
Case:Mayo-Coleman v. American Sugar Holdings Inc.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Hostile Work Environment, Retaliation, Sexual Assault, Sexual Harassment, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Psychological Injury
State:New York
10
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
State:California
11
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
State:California
12 (tie)
Amount:$10,000,000.00
Attorneys:Anna Benvenutti Hoffmann, Nick Brustin, Alexandra Lampert, Meghna Philip of Neufeld Scheck & Brustin, LLP; Kate L. Chatfield of Kate L. Chatfield
Case:Trulove v. Police Officer D'Amico, et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Due Process Violation, Malicious Prosecution, Personal Injury, Wrongful Conviction, Wrongful Imprisonment, False Arrest, Intentional Tort, Psychological Injury, Abuse of Power, Police Misconduct, Spoliation of Evidence, False Evidence
State:California
12 (tie)
Amount:$10,000,000.00
Attorneys:Robert J. Levant of Feldman Shepherd Wohlgelernter Tanner Weinstock & Dodig LLP
Case:Boozer v. Waltman, et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Conspiracy, Malicious Prosecution, Wrongful Imprisonment, False Arrest, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Police Misconduct, False Evidence, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Reputational Harm
State:Pennsylvania
13
Amount:$8,500,000.00
Attorneys:Sonal Bhatia, Edward "E.E." Keenan of Keenan & Bhatia, LLC
Case:McGaughy v. Laclede Gas Company, et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Hostile Work Environment, Race Discrimination, Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Failure to Promote
State:Missouri
14
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
State:California
15
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
State:California
16
Amount:$7,020,000.00
Attorneys:Jennifer A. Shoemaker, Alina Nadir of Underberg & Kessler
Case:Small v. NY State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision, et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Gender Discrimination, Hostile Work Environment, Retaliation, Sexual Harassment, Unpaid Wages, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Psychological Injury
State:New York
17
Amount:$7,000,000.00
Attorneys:J. Ashlee Albies of Albies & Stark, LLC; Michael E. Rose, Beth Creighton of Creighton & Rose, PC
Case:Flores-Haro, et al. v. City of Hillsboro, et al.
Type:Assault and Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Personal Injury, Gunshot Wound, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct, Negligent Tort
State:Oregon
18
Amount:$6,550,000.00
Attorneys:John C. Burton of The Law Offices of John Burton; Daniel J. Haus of The Haus Law Firm LLC; Kirk R. Presley, Matthew A. McCoy of Presley & Presley, LLC
Case:Masters v. Police Officer Runnels
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct, Unreasonable Search and Seizure, Negligent Tort
State:Missouri
19
Amount:$6,433,000.00
Attorneys:Sonal Bhatia, Edward "E.E." Keenan of Keenan & Bhatia, LLC
Case:Hartmann v. Astellas Pharma US Inc.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Gender Discrimination, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
State:Missouri
20
Amount:$6,314,000.00
Attorneys:Laura C. Mattiacci, Kevin Console, Caren N. Gurmankin, Ortal (Tuli) Mendelawe of Console Mattiacci Law L.L.C
Case:Middlebrooks v. Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc.
Type:Age Discrimination, Civil Rights Violation, Hostile Work Environment, National Origin Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress
State:Pennsylvania
21
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
State:California
22
Amount:$5,150,000.00
Attorneys:Timothy B. Broderick, Katrina M. Saleen of Broderick Saleen Law Firm
Case:Confidential Plaintiff v. Pompey
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Invasion of Privacy, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress
State:California
23
Amount:$5,102,000.00
Attorneys:Andrea C. Ezie, Charles F. Coleman, Kirsten J. Peters, Nora E. Curtin, Robert D. Rose of EEOC
Case:EEOC v. United Health Programs of America Inc., et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Hostile Work Environment, Religious Discrimination, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Workplace Harassment
State:New York
24
Amount:$5,000,000.00
Attorneys:Michael D. Kendall, Samuel R. Feldman of White & Case LLP; George W. Vien, Joshua N. Ruby of Donnelly, Conroy & Gelhaar, LLP
Case:O’Loughlin v. Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Government Negligence, Wrongful Conviction, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Police Misconduct, Miscarriage of Justice, Negligent Tort, Failure to Disclose
State:Massachusetts
25
Amount:$4,934,060.00
Attorneys:Beth B. Bloom, Sean M. Phelan, Anne E. Silver of Frank Freed Subit & Thomas LLP; Jamal N. Whitehead of Schroeter Goldmark & Bender
Case:Coachman v. Seattle Auto Management, Inc., et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Failure to Accommodate
State:Washington
26
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
State:California
27
Amount:$4,050,000.00
Attorneys:Jonathan I. Loevy, Arthur Loevy, Julie M. Goodwin of Loevy & Loevy; Scott J. Frankel of Frankel & Cohen
Case:Kuri v. The City of Chicago, et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Conspiracy, Due Process Violation, Malicious Prosecution, Wrongful Imprisonment, False Arrest, Intentional Tort, Abuse of Process, Emotional Distress, Abuse of Power, Police Misconduct, Spoliation of Evidence, False Evidence
State:Illinois
28
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
State:California
29
Amount:$3,744,832.00
Attorneys:Daniel M. Siegel, Jane E. Brunner of Siegel, Yee, Brunner & Mehta; Donald Chance Mark, Jr., Andrew T. James, Sharon L. Van Dyck of Fafinski Mark & Johnson, P.A.
Case:Miller v. The Board of Regents of The University of Minnesota
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Gender Discrimination, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
State:Minnesota
30
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
State:California
31
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
State:California
32
Amount:$3,500,000.00
Attorneys:Geoffrey N. Fieger, James S. Craig, James J. Harrington IV of Fieger Law
Case:Seales v. Zberkot, et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Due Process Violation, Wrongful Imprisonment, False Arrest, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Police Misconduct, Unreasonable Search and Seizure, Gross Negligence, Negligent Tort
State:Michigan
33
Amount:$3,350,001.00
Attorneys:Brian K. Duncan of BKD Legal, LLC; Gregory P. Barwell, Jud R. Mauger of Wesp Barwell, LLC
Case:Morningstar v. Circleville Fire Department, et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Gender Discrimination, Hostile Work Environment, Sexual Harassment, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Harassment, Failure to Promote
State:Ohio
34
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
State:California
35
Amount:$3,150,000.00
Attorneys:Brian E. Spears of Spears Manning & Martini LLC
Case:Kelly v. Kurtz, et al.
Type:Age Discrimination, Breach of Contract, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Civil Rights Violation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
State:Connecticut
36
Amount:$3,047,130.00
Attorneys:Lana W. Sullivan of Lana Sullivan Law
Case:Roosa v. Central Motors Inc. of Norwood, et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Gender Discrimination, Hostile Work Environment, Sexual Harassment, Unpaid Wages, Wage and Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Workplace Harassment
State:Massachusetts
37 (tie)
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
State:California
37 (tie)
Amount:$3,000,000.00
Attorneys:Amy Rameau of The Rameau Law Firm
Case:Jennings v. Police Officer Yurkiw, et al.
Type:Assault and Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Personal Injury, Intentional Tort, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct
State:New York
38
Amount:$2,972,080.00
Attorneys:Bruce C. Fox, Jeffrey B. Cadle, Qiwei Chen of Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP; Brian D. Walters of Delta Law Group LLC
Case:Knox v. PPG Industries Inc.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Gender Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Failure to Promote
State:Pennsylvania
39
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
State:California
40
Amount:$2,800,000.00
Attorneys:Torreya L. Hamilton of Hamilton Law Office, LLC; Thomas P. Needham of Needham Law
Case:Davis v. City of Chicago
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Wrongful Termination, Whistleblower Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
State:Illinois
41
Amount:$2,750,000.00
Attorneys:John L. Burris, Adante De Pointer, Melissa C. Nold of Law Offices of John L. Burris
Case:Estate of Lam v. City of Los Banos, et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Wrongful Death, Gunshot Wound, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct, Negligent Tort
State:California
42
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
State:California
43 (tie)
Amount:$2,500,000.00
Attorneys:Wale Mosaku of Law Office of Wale Mosaku, P.C.
Case:Jones v. City of New York, et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Wrongful Imprisonment, False Arrest, Intentional Tort, Abuse of Power, Police Misconduct, Spoliation of Evidence, False Evidence, Negligent Tort
State:New York
43 (tie)
Amount:$2,500,000.00
Attorneys:John W. Harris, Herbert J. Sterling Hayden, Paul D. Eisner of Harris & Associates
Case:Estate of Davis v. Anthony
Type:Assault and Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Wrongful Death, Gunshot Wound, Intentional Tort, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct, Negligent Tort
State:California
44
Amount:$2,350,000.00
Attorneys:Megan S. Goddard of Goddard Law, PLLC; Nathaniel K. Charny of Charny & Wheeler P.C.
Case:Lewis v. American Sugar Holding Inc.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Race Discrimination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Racial Harassment
State:New York
45
Amount:$2,310,000.00
Attorneys:Marjorie Mesidor, Brittany A. Stevens, Nicole A. Welch of Phillips & Associates, PLLC
Case:Sooroojballie v. Port Authority of NY and NJ, et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Hostile Work Environment, Race Discrimination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Failure to Promote
State:New York
46
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
State:California
47 (tie)
Amount:$2,050,000.00
Attorneys:Soledad Rubert of Rubert & Gross PC
Case:Watson v. City of New York, et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Malicious Prosecution, Personal Injury, Wrongful Imprisonment, False Arrest, Intentional Tort, Psychological Injury, Abuse of Power, Police Misconduct, Spoliation of Evidence, False Evidence, Negligent Tort
State:New York
47 (tie)
Amount:$2,050,000.00
Attorneys:Donna J. Mikel, Douglas S. Hamill of Burnette Dobson & Pinchak; Robert Wheeler of Patrick, Beard, Schulman & Jacoway, P.C.
Case:Herring v. SCI Tennessee Funeral Services L.L.C., et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Hostile Work Environment, Retaliation, Sexual Harassment, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Harassment
State:Tennessee
48
Amount:$2,028,000.00
Attorneys:Jonathan J. Margolis, Beth R. Myers of Powers, Jodoin, Margolis & Mantell LLP
Case:Racow v. Town of Winthrop
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Gender Discrimination, Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Harassment, Failure to Promote
State:Massachusetts
49
Amount:$1,919,582.00
Attorneys:Tani E. Sapirstein, Aimee R. Goddard of Sapirstein & Sapirstein, P.C.
Case:Duda v. Baystate Medical Practice
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
State:Massachusetts
50
Amount:$1,800,000.00
Attorneys:Gordon W. Spencer of Law Office of Gordon W. Spencer; Jonathan D. Plaut of Cohan Rasnick Myerson Plaut LLP
Case:Lacy v. Correctional Officer Coughlin, et al.
Type:Assault and Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Burn Injury, Negligent Security, Prison Negligence, Negligent Tort
State:Massachusetts
51
Amount:$1,767,531.00
Attorneys:Elizabeth Zuckerman of Zuckerman & Fisher, LLC
Case:Migut v. State of NJ, et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Labor & Employment, Emotional Distress, Failure to Accommodate, Negligent Tort
State:New Jersey
52
Amount:$1,709,431.00
Attorneys:Jeffrey D. Catrambone, Matthew R. Curran of Sciarra & Catrambone L.L.C.
Case:Hudson v. Town of Morristown, et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Hostile Work Environment, Whistleblower Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Workplace Harassment, Abuse of Power, Police Misconduct, Wrongful Demotion, Police Corruption
State:New Jersey
53
Amount:$1,580,000.00
Attorneys:Charles A. Bonner, A. Cabral Bonner of Law Offices of Bonner & Bonner; Jesse P. Ryder of Ryder Law Firm
Case:Grant v. City of Syracuse, et al.
Type:Assault and Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Personal Injury, Wrongful Imprisonment, Brain Injury, False Arrest, Intentional Tort, Police Brutality, Abuse of Power, Police Misconduct, Unreasonable Search and Seizure
State:New York
54
Amount:$1,466,380.00
Attorneys:Katherine C. Chamberlain, Joseph R. Shaeffer, Samuel J. L. Kramer of MacDonald Hoague & Bayless
Case:Stumpf v. Rural/Metro Corp., et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Gender Discrimination, Hostile Work Environment, Pregnancy Discrimination, Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Harassment, Failure to Accommodate, Failure to Promote
State:Washington
55
Amount:$1,436,000.00
Attorneys:Jason L. Kafoury, Gregory Kafoury of Kafoury & McDougal
Case:Scrub Technician v. Neurosurgeon
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Hostile Work Environment, Sexual Harassment, Constructive Discharge, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Harassment
State:Oregon
56
Amount:$1,405,000.00
Attorneys:Robert R. Berluti, Michael A. Bednarz of Berluti McLaughlin & Kutchin LLP
Case:Parker v. Enernoc Inc., et al.
Type:Breach of Contract, Civil Rights Violation, Gender Discrimination, Unpaid Wages, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress
State:Massachusetts
57
Amount:$1,374,000.00
Attorneys:Gabrielle M. Vinci of Nesenoff & Miltenberg, LLP; Megan S. Goddard of Goddard Law, PLLC; Bennitta J. Joseph of Joseph & Norinsberg, LLC
Case:Duarte v. St. Barnabas Hospital
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Hostile Work Environment, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
State:New York
58
Amount:$1,325,000.00
Attorneys:Joseph M. McCulloch, Jr. of McCulloch & Schillaci, Attorneys at Law; Richard A. Harpootlian of Richard A. Harpootlian, P.A.
Case:Newkirk v. South Carolina Dept of Public Safety, et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, False Arrest, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Reputational Harm
State:South Carolina
59 (tie)
Amount:$1,300,000.00
Attorneys:Vida M. Holguin of Law Office of Vida M. Holguin; Patricio T. Barrera of Barrera & Associates
Case:Do v. Raytheon Company, et al.
Type:Assault and Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Hostile Work Environment, Wrongful Termination, Whistleblower Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Workplace Harassment, Failure to Accommodate, Sexual Orientation Discrimination
State:California
59 (tie)
Amount:$1,300,000.00
Attorneys:Gina Mendola Longarzo, Ashley V. Whitney of Law Offices of Gina Mendola Longarzo, L.L.C.
Case:Holley v. Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, et at.
Type:Assault and Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Gender Discrimination, Hostile Work Environment, Sexual Harassment, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Harassment
State:New Jersey
60
Amount:$1,278,240.00
Attorneys:Patrick P. Toscano Jr. of The Toscano Law Firm, LLC
Case:Downing v. Borough of Roselle, et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Hostile Work Environment, Race Discrimination, Unpaid Wages, Constructive Discharge, Whistleblower Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Racial Harassment, Abuse of Power, Police Misconduct, Failure to Promote
State:New Jersey
61
Amount:$1,275,000.00
Attorneys:Mark D. Szal of Donovan Hatem LLP; John W. Dennehy of Dennehy Law
Case:Rinsky v. Cushman & Wakefield Inc.
Type:Age Discrimination, Civil Rights Violation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
State:Massachusetts
62
Amount:$1,250,000.00
Attorneys:David W. Sanford, Alexandra Harwin, H. Vincent McKnight, Jr., Andrew Melzer, Melinda Koster, Amy E. Donehower of Sanford Heisler Sharp LLP
Case:Ravina v. Columbia Univ., et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Defamation, Retaliation, Sexual Harassment, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Workplace Harassment, Failure to Promote
State:New York
63
Amount:$1,241,907.00
Attorneys:Keenan J. Saulter of Saulter Law P.C.; Craig M. Sandberg of Sandberg Law Office, P.C.
Case:Wilson v. City of Chicago
Type:Assault and Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Gunshot Wound, Intentional Tort, Negligent Training, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct, Negligent Tort
State:Illinois
64
Amount:$1,235,162.00
Attorneys:David E. Belfort, Andrew S. McIlvaine of Bennett & Belfort, PC; Robert S. Mantell of Powers, Jodoin, Margolis & Mantell LLP
Case:Daprato v. MWRA
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Failure to Accommodate, Family and Medical Leave Act
State:Massachusetts
65
Amount:$1,200,000.00
Attorneys:John P. Sheridan, Mark W. Rose of Sheridan Law Firm, PS
Case:Trussler v. State of Washington
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Hostile Work Environment, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Harassment, Failure to Accommodate
State:Washington
66
Amount:$1,095,000.00
Attorneys:Roger W. Feicht, G. Joseph Curley, Jr., J. Anthony Nelson, II of Gunster
Case:Tillman v. Advanced Public Safety, Inc., et al.
Type:Breach of Contract, Civil Rights Violation, Wrongful Termination, Whistleblower Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Unpaid Commissions
State:Florida
67
Amount:$1,030,000.00
Attorneys:Scott E. Combs of Law Offices of Scott E. Combs, PC
Case:Spooner v. Fairlane Ford Inc.
Type:Age Discrimination, Civil Rights Violation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
State:Michigan
68
Amount:$1,010,874.00
Attorneys:Jack D. Campbell of Jack D. Campbell, Attorney at Law
Case:Browett v. City of Reno
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Failure to Promote, Family and Medical Leave Act
State:Nevada
69
Amount:$1,008,625.00
Attorneys:Holly Williams of Williams Law Firm, P.C.; Brian Carney of The Law Office of Brian Carney
Case:Roberts v. Brinkerhoff Inspection
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Gender Discrimination, Pregnancy Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
State:Texas
70
Amount:$1,002,176.00
Attorneys:Vincent Calderone, Ivan B. Perkins of Calderone Law Firm; Patricio T. Barrera, Ashley A. Davenport of Barrera & Associates
Case:Hoffer v. Chevron U.S.A. Inc.
Type:Age Discrimination, Civil Rights Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Failure to Hire
State:California
71 (tie)
Amount:$1,000,000.00
Attorneys:Stephen G. Webster, Louis Jean-Baptiste Jr. of Law Office of Stephen G. Webster, LLC; Nathan R. Prince of Law Office of Nathan Prince
Case:Carnley v. Ford, et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Personal Injury, Rape, Sexual Abuse, Sexual Assault, Intentional Tort, Prison Negligence, Emotional Distress, Cruel and Unusual Punishment, Failure to Protect, Unreasonable Search and Seizure, Negligent Tort, STD Exposure
State:Florida
71 (tie)
Amount:$1,000,000.00
Attorneys:Colleen J. MacAlister of Law Offices of Colleen J. MacAlister, P.A.
Case:Ermini v. Scott, et al.
Type:Assault and Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Negligence in Employment, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, False Arrest, Gunshot Wound, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Negligent Training, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct, Unreasonable Search and Seizure, Eye Injury, Negligent Tort
State:Florida
71 (tie)
Amount:$1,000,000.00
Attorneys:Kyle J. Todd, Maximilian Lee of Law Offices of Kyle Todd
Case:Scudder v. State of California Department of Transportation
Type:Assault and Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Hostile Work Environment, Race Discrimination, Whistleblower Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Racial Harassment, Workplace Harassment, Failure to Promote
State:California
72
Amount:$970,000.00
Attorneys:H. Kent Heller of Heller, Holmes & Associates, P.C.
Case:Green v. Quick, et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Conspiracy, Defamation, Fraud, Intentional Tort, Parental Rights, Intentional Misrepresentation, Abuse of Process, Emotional Distress, Harassment, Abuse of Power, Blackmail
State:Illinois
73
Amount:$950,000.00
Attorneys:Patrick S. Cassidy of Cassidy, Cogan, Shapell & Voegelin, L.C.; Jay T. McCamic of McCamic Law Firm, PLLC
Case:Taylor v. Mcclure Management, L.L.C., et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Race Discrimination, Intentional Tort, Harassment, Reputational Harm
State:West Virginia
74
Amount:$910,000.00
Attorneys:Rebecca Houlding, Shilpa Narayan, Giselle Schuetz of Friedman & Houlding LLP; Laura J. Wetsch of Winslow Wetsch, PLLC
Case:Ward v. Autozoners LLC
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Hostile Work Environment, Retaliation, Sexual Harassment, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Harassment, Failure to Promote
State:North Carolina
75
Amount:$850,000.00
Attorneys:Ana Consuelo Martinez, Oshia Gainer Banks, Kristen Marie Foslid of EEOC; Peter F. Helwig of Harris & Helwig, P.A.; Anasol Roldan of The Roldan Law Firm
Case:EEOC v. Favorite Farms
Type:Assault and Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Hostile Work Environment, Retaliation, Sexual Harassment, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Harassment
State:Florida
76
Amount:$849,960.00
Attorneys:Samuel A. Dion of Dion & Goldberger
Case:Watson v. Lloyd Industries Inc.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Race Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
State:Pennsylvania
77
Amount:$838,224.00
Attorneys:Katherine C. Chamberlain, Joseph R. Shaeffer of MacDonald Hoague & Bayless
Case:Bengtsson v. Sunnyworld International, Inc., et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Pregnancy Discrimination, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
State:Washington
78
Amount:$822,400.00
Attorneys:Scott O. Cummings, Lee K. Franck, Catherine Phan, Lindsey M. C. Crismon of Cummings & Franck, P.C.
Case:Saxton v. Hip Hop Beverage Corp.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Hostile Work Environment, Race Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Wage and Hour Violation, Whistleblower Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Wrongful Demotion, Failure to Promote
State:California
79
Amount:$820,062.00
Attorneys:Michael P. Fairhurst, David A. Lane, Liana Gerstle Orshan of Killmer, Lane & Newman, LLP
Case:Stroup, et al. v. United Airlines
Type:Age Discrimination, Civil Rights Violation, Constructive Discharge, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
State:Colorado
80
Amount:$802,800.00
Attorneys:Charles A. Bonner, A. Cabral Bonner of Law Offices of Bonner & Bonner; Joseph A. Scrofano of Scrofano Law PC
Case:Lewis v. Government of the District of Columbia
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Due Process Violation, Invasion of Privacy, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress
State:District of Columbia
81
Amount:$800,000.00
Attorneys:Beverly Grant, Elizabeth G. Lunde of Beverly Grant Law Firm, P.S.
Case:Ellis v. Larson Motors Inc., et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Hostile Work Environment, Religious Discrimination, Retaliation, Sexual Harassment, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Workplace Harassment, Harassment, Failure to Accommodate
State:Washington
82
Amount:$780,500.00
Attorneys:Nicholas E. Fairweather, Michael R. Godbe of Hawks Quindel, S.C.; Laurence J. Dupuis of ACLU of Wisconsin; John A. Knight of ACLU Foundation
Case:Boyden, et al. v. State of Wisconsin Department of Employee Trust Funds, et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Gender Discrimination, Intentional Tort, Denial of Medical Care
State:Wisconsin
83
Amount:$775,000.00
Attorneys:Evan R. Krakower of Evan R. Krakower P.A.; Chad E. Levy of Law Offices of Levy & Levy, P.A.
Case:D’onofrio v. Costco Wholesale Corp.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Failure to Accommodate
State:Florida
84
Amount:$765,463.00
Attorneys:Brian J. Zeiger of The Zeiger Firm
Case:Porter v. Chew; City of Philadelphia
Type:Assault and Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Government Negligence, Personal Injury, Wrongful Imprisonment, False Arrest, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:Pennsylvania
85
Amount:$750,000.00
Attorneys:Thomas M. Ferlauto of The Law Office Of Thomas M. Ferlauto; Philip Kent Cohen of Philip Kent Cohen APC
Case:Segura v. De Sylva
Type:Assault and Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Malicious Prosecution, False Arrest, Intentional Tort, Abuse of Process, Emotional Distress, Police Brutality, Abuse of Power, Police Misconduct
State:California
86 (tie)
Amount:$736,000.00
Attorneys:Kimberly Lind, Ashleigh N. Stone of KO Legal, Inc.; Dustin L. Collier, Joshua Socks of Collier Law Firm; Ashleigh N. Stone of Stone Law & Consulting
Case:Gonzales v. The City of Long Beach
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Race Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Whistleblower Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Abuse of Power
State:California
86 (tie)
Amount:$736,000.00
Attorneys:Glenn Johnson of Nyemaster Goode P.C.; Heather A. Prender of Roberts, Stevens & Prendergast PLLC
Case:Norris v. Party City Corp.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Gender Discrimination, Pregnancy Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Failure to Accommodate
State:Iowa
87
Amount:$733,000.00
Attorneys:Carl E. Douglas, Jamon R. Hicks of Douglas Hicks Law, APC
Case:Perez v. El Monte Union High School District
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Gender Discrimination, Hostile Work Environment, Wrongful Termination, Whistleblower Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
State:California
88
Amount:$725,016.00
Attorneys:Bruce P. McMoran, Justin D. Burns of McMoran, O’Connor, Bramley & Burns, P.C.
Case:Lach v. Briar Hill at Manchester
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Failure to Accommodate
State:New Jersey
89
Amount:$650,000.00
Attorneys:Laura H. White of Bergen & Parkinson, LLC
Case:Burnett v. Ocean Properties, Ltd., et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Hostile Work Environment, Retaliation, Constructive Discharge, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Failure to Accommodate
State:Maine
90
Amount:$640,000.00
Attorneys:James Bible of James Bible Law Group; Jesse Valdez of Valdez Lehman PLLC
Case:Hunter v. Police Officer Durell
Type:Assault and Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Personal Injury, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct
State:Washington
91
Amount:$570,081.00
Attorneys:Jonathan H. Siegel, Jody I. LeWitter, Jean Krasilnikoff of Siegel, LeWitter & Malkani
Case:Rossi v. County of Napa
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Hostile Work Environment, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Workplace Harassment, Abuse of Power, Failure to Accommodate
State:California
92
Amount:$554,483.00
Attorneys:Michael L. Barkett, Cassie M. Barkett of The Barkett Law Firm PLLC
Case:Willard v. AHS Oklahoma Physician Group
Type:Age Discrimination, Civil Rights Violation, Retaliation, Tortious Interference, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
State:Oklahoma
93
Amount:$550,800.00
Attorneys:Torreya L. Hamilton of Hamilton Law Office, LLC
Case:Cooper v. City of Chicago, et al.
Type:Assault and Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Malicious Prosecution, Personal Injury, False Arrest, Intentional Tort, Police Brutality, Abuse of Power, Police Misconduct, Unreasonable Search and Seizure, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:Illinois
94 (tie)
Amount:$550,000.00
Attorneys:Edward Sivin of Sivin & Miller, LLP; Andrew P. Nitkewicz of Avelino & Hartlaub, LLP
Case:F.D. v. Moshiashvili
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Defamation, Malicious Prosecution, Intentional Tort, Abuse of Process, Slander
State:New York
94 (tie)
Amount:$550,000.00
Attorneys:Vito de la Cruz of Tamaki Law
Case:Tillman v. Police Officer Williams, et al.
Type:Assault and Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Malicious Prosecution, Wrongful Imprisonment, False Arrest, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Police Brutality, Failure to Train, Police Misconduct, Unreasonable Search and Seizure, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State:Washington
95
Amount:$549,000.00
Attorneys:Tiffany M. Cartwright, Jesse A. Wing of MacDonald Hoague & Bayless
Case:Choquette v. Hammond, et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Government Negligence, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Denial of Medical Care, Prison Negligence, Inadequate Care, Negligent Tort
State:Washington
96
Amount:$526,649.00
Attorneys:Jayme L. Walker, J. Gary Gwilliam of Gwilliam, Ivary, Chiosso, Cavalli & Brewer
Case:Morse v. County of Merced
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Malicious Prosecution, Wrongful Imprisonment, False Arrest, Intentional Tort, Abuse of Process, Emotional Distress, Reputational Harm
State:California
97
Amount:$506,500.00
Attorneys:Michael J. Kelly of Gehrke Baker Doull & Kelly Law
Case:Tyler v. Chelan County, et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Hostile Work Environment, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Harassment
State:Washington
98
Amount:$491,911.00
Attorneys:Matthew J. Matern, Joshua D. Boxer, Matthew W. Gordon, Karen L. Wallace of Matern Law Group P.C.
Case:Aguilar v. LA Metro BP Holding Co., L.L.C., et al.
Type:Assault and Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Hostile Work Environment, Sexual Assault, Sexual Harassment, Constructive Discharge, Whistleblower Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Workplace Harassment
State:California
99
Amount:$475,000.00
Attorneys:Aaron P. Minnis, Sonya L. Smallets, Evan Ettinghoff, Sean D. McHenry of Minnis & Smallets LLP
Case:Newton v. Equilon Enterprises L.L.C.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Gender Discrimination, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Whistleblower Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Workplace Harassment, Harassment
State:California
100
Amount:$456,000.00
Attorneys:Jill M. Guarascio of Guarascio Law Group; J. Chris Sanders of Chris Sanders Law PLLC
Case:Marshall v. The Rawlings Co., L.L.C.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Hostile Work Environment, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Harassment, Wrongful Demotion, Family and Medical Leave Act
State:Kentucky

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