Top 50 Labor & Employment Verdicts in the United States in 2018

Top 50 Labor & Employment Verdicts in the United States in 2018We are pleased to present to you the list of top 50 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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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
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: $5,500,000.00
Attorneys: Michael J. Ferrin of Michael J. Ferrin Attorney
Case: Swaters v. Occupational Health Care of Florida P.A.
Type: Defamation, Economic Loss, Professional Malpractice, Labor & Employment, Negligent Tort, Medical Laboratory Negligence, Reputational Harm
State: Florida
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: $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
25
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
26
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
27
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
28
Amount: $3,700,000.00
Attorneys: Keith A. Clouse, Camille A. Avant, Emily M. Stout of Clouse Brown PLLC; Mark W. Stout, Alan B. Padfield of Padfield & Stout LLP
Case: Dietz v. Crossroads Christian Church
Type: Breach of Contract, Labor & Employment, Unpaid Benefits
State: Texas
29
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
30
Amount: $3,654,000.00
Attorneys: Kevin B. Watson of Offit Kurman, Attorneys at Law
Case: Decus Inc. v. Heenan
Type: Breach of Contract, Fraud, Conversion, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Intentional Misrepresentation, Trademark Infringement, Misappropriation, Commercial Litigation
State: Pennsylvania
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: $3,353,670.00
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
State: California
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: $3,067,994.00
Attorneys: Paul J. Dayton of Ogden Murphy Wallace, P.L.L.C.; Stephen P. Connor, Anne-Marie E. Sargent of Connor & Sargent PLLC
Case: Khalid, et al. v. Citrix Systems, Inc., et al.
Type: Breach of Contract, Tortious Interference, Wrongful Termination, Consumer Protection, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Commercial Litigation, Bad Faith
State: Washington
37
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
38
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
39
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
40
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
41
Amount: $2,850,000.00
Attorneys: Stuart N. Ratzan, Stuart J. Weissman, Evan B. Gilead of Ratzan Law Group; Lincoln J. Connolly of Lincoln J. Connolly Trials and Appeals, P.A.
Case: Chaudhry v. Florida Hospital, et al.
Type: Economic Loss, Wrongful Termination, Whistleblower Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
State: Florida
42
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
43
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
State: California
44
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
45
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
State: California
46
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
47
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
48
Amount: $2,200,000.00
Attorneys: Mike Arias of Arias Sanguinetti Stahle & 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
49
Amount: $2,175,547.00
Attorneys: Christopher W. Bowman, William G. Jungbauer, John D. Magnuson of Yaeger & Jungbauer Barristers, PLC
Case: Wooten v. B.N.S.F. Railway Co.
Type: Personal Injury, Retaliation, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Wrongful Termination, FELA, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Negligent Tort
State: Montana
50
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

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