Top 20 Labor & Employment Verdicts in the United States in 2018

Top 20 Labor & Employment Verdicts in the United States in 2018We are pleased to present to you the list of top 20 plaintiff's labor & employment 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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Note: If you have made this list (Top 20 Labor & Employment Verdicts in the United States in 2018) you have also made the list of Top 50 Labor & Employment Verdicts in the United States in 2018.

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1
Amount: $113,000,000.00
Attorneys: Gary K. Burger, Jr. of Burger Law; Michael J. Flannery, Katherine Van Dyck of Cuneo Gilbert & LaDuca, LLP
Case: Hootselle, et al. v. Missouri Department of Corrections
Type: Breach of Contract, Class Action, Unpaid Wages, Wage and Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
State: Missouri
2
Amount: $44,514,226.00
Attorneys: Gerald S. Leeseberg, John A. Markus, Craig S. Tuttle of Leeseberg & Valentine
Case: Metts v. Nationwide Children's Hospital, et al.
Type: Failure to Diagnose, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Failure to Treat, Failure to Report, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Medical Laboratory Negligence
State: Ohio
3
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
4
Amount: $28,817,045.00
Attorneys: Michael S. Ketchmark, Scott A. McCreight, Ben H. Fadler of Ketchmark and McCreight, P.C.
Case: Brovont v. KS-I Medical Services P.A., et al.
Type: Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
State: Missouri
5
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
6
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
7
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
State: California
8
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
9
Amount: $14,708,630.00
Attorneys: Jere L. Beasley, Larry A. Golston, Jr., W. Daniel “Dee” Miles, III of Beasley, Allen, Crow, Methvin, Portis & Miles, P.C.
Case: USA v. Nagel Enterprises Inc., et al.
Type: False Claims Act, Fraud, Qui Tam, Whistleblower Retaliation, Kickback, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
State: Alabama
10
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
11
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
12
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
13
Amount: $10,175,000.00
Attorneys: Shelly B. Kulwin, Jeffrey R. Kulwin of Kulwin, Masciopinto & Kulwin, L.L.P.
Case: Ryan, et al. v. Advocate Health and Hospitals Corp., et al.
Type: Assault and Battery, Hostile Work Environment, Invasion of Privacy, Negligent Supervision, Workplace Safety, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Negligent Tort, Negligent Retention
State: Illinois
14
Amount: $9,450,000.00
Attorneys: Thomas E. Carroll of Carroll & Turner PSC; James "Jim" M. Gary, S. Coy Travis of Weber Rose
Case: Desai v. Charter Communications, L.L.C.
Type: Defamation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Slander
State: Kentucky
15
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
16
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
17
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
18
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
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

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