Top 20 Labor & Employment Verdicts in California in 2019

Top 20 Labor & Employment Verdicts in California in 2019We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 20 labor & employment verdicts obtained in California in the year 2019. The list is comprised of various case types that were tried either in state or federal courts of California.

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Note: If you have made this list (Top 20 Labor & Employment Verdicts in California in 2019) you have also made the list of Top 50 Labor & Employment Verdicts in California in 2019.

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1
Amount: $58,250,000.00
Attorneys: Nathan Goldberg, Dolores Y. Leal, Gloria Allred of Allred, Maroko & Goldberg
Case: Khan v. Hologram USA, Inc., et al.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Sexual Harassment, Constructive Discharge, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Harassment, Sexual Battery
2
Amount: $15,400,000.00
Attorneys: Carney R. Shegerian, Astineh Arakelian of Shegerian & Associates, Inc.; Nicholas C. Rowley, Courtney E. Rowley of Trial Lawyers For Justice
Case: Simers v. Tribune Co., et al.
Type: Age Discrimination, Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Constructive Discharge, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
3
Amount: $15,392,801.00
Attorneys: Ebby S. Bakhtiar, Alex K. DiBona of Livingston Bakhtiar; Thomas V. Girardi, Keith D. Griffin, Alexa F. Galloway of Girardi | Keese; Carney R. Shegerian, Anthony Nguyen of Shegerian & Associates, Inc.
Case: Ramirez v. Jack In The Box Inc.
Type: Age Discrimination, Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Hostile Work Environment, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Workplace Harassment, Failure to Accommodate
4
Amount: $11,091,300.00
Attorneys: Lisa Bloom, Sarah Bloom, Alan Goldstein, Arick Fudali of The Bloom Firm
Case: Jones v. David, et al.
Type: Assault & Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Fraud, Hostile Work Environment, Malicious Prosecution, Retaliation, Sexual Harassment, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Workplace Harassment, Sexual Battery
5
Amount: $8,632,743.00
Attorneys: Gregory W. Smith, Diana W. Wells of Law Offices of Gregory W. Smith
Case: Dooros, et al. v. City of Los Angeles
Type: Hostile Work Environment, Retaliation, Constructive Discharge, Whistleblower Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
6
Amount: $8,115,000.00
Attorneys: Alan Romero of Romero Law, APC
Case: Rodriguez v. County of Los Angeles
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Hostile Work Environment, Whistleblower Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Workplace Harassment, Wrongful Demotion
7
Amount: $7,020,000.00
Attorneys: Gary A. Dordick of Dordick Law Corporation; Carney R. Shegerian of Shegerian & Associates, Inc.
Case: Hadsell v. City of Baldwin Park
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Gender Discrimination, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Workplace Harassment
8
Amount: $6,001,599.00
Attorneys: Kenneth H. Yoon, Stephanie E. Yasuda, Brian G. Lee of Yoon Law, APC; Brian J. Mankin, Peter J. Carlson of Fernandez & Lauby LLP; G. Samuel Cleaver of Law Offices of G. Samuel Cleaver
Case: Hamilton et al. v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. et al.
Type: Breach of Contract, Class Action, Unfair Business Practices, Unpaid Wages, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
9
Amount: $5,317,162.00
Attorneys: J. Bernard Alexander, III of Alexander Krakow + Glick LLP; Natasha R. Chesler, Timothy B. McCaffrey of Chesler McCaffrey LLP
Case: Carter v. Federal Express Corp.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Failure to Accommodate
10
Amount: $5,000,000.00
Attorneys: Nathan Goldberg, Dolores Y. Leal, Gloria Allred, Renee Mochkatel of Allred, Maroko & Goldberg
Case: Reeves v. Hologram USA Inc., et al.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Hostile Work Environment, Sexual Assault, Sexual Harassment, Constructive Discharge, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Workplace Harassment, Sexual Battery
11
Amount: $4,941,071.00
Attorneys: Michael G. Marderosian, Heather S. Cohen of Marderosian & Cohen
Case: Jordan v. Wonderful Citrus Packing, LLC
Type: Defamation, Labor & Employment, Negligent Tort, Reputational Harm, Libel
12
Amount: $4,603,000.00
Attorneys: Sanford L. Michelman, Robert D. Estrin, Peter L. Steinman, Mona Z. Hanna, Todd H. Stitt of Michelman & Robinson LLP
Case: Western Air Charter Inc. v. Schembari
Type: Breach of Contract, Tortious Interference, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
13
Amount: $4,072,402.00
Attorneys: Justin O. Walker, Jared A. Veliz of Walker Law, PC
Case: Qiu v. Three Rivers Provider Network, Inc.
Type: Breach of Contract, Retaliation, Unfair Business Practices, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress
14
Amount: $3,559,000.00
Attorneys: Eugene G. Iredale, Grace Jun of Iredale and Yoo, APC
Case: Boy v. Zimmer Inc., et al.
Type: Defamation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Slander, Reputational Harm
15
Amount: $3,300,000.00
Attorneys: Edward D. Chapin of Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP; Allison H. Goddard of Patterson Law Group (CA)
Case: Burns v. San Diego State University, et al.
Type: Breach of Contract, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Bad Faith
16
Amount: $3,065,000.00
Attorneys: Arya Rhodes, Alan I. Schimmel, Michael W. Parks of Schimmel & Parks APLC
Case: Hernandez v. VMS Auto Body Collision Center Inc.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Hostile Work Environment, Race Discrimination, Unpaid Wages, Wrongful Termination, Wage & Hour Violation, Whistleblower Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Workplace Harassment
17
Amount: $2,700,000.00
Attorneys: Ebby S. Bakhtiar of Livingston Bakhtiar; Keith D. Griffin, Alexa F. Galloway of Girardi | Keese
Case: Quemada v. Cordoba Corp., Inc.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Failure to Accommodate
18
Amount: $2,525,000.00
Attorneys: Richard H. Lee, Natalie Rastegari of Salisian Lee LLP; Edward E. Alon, Jonathan A. Alon of Alon LLP
Case: Missakian v. Amusement Industry Inc.
Type: Breach of Contract, Fraud, Fraud in the Inducement, Unpaid Wages, Constructive Discharge, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
19
Amount: $2,299,829.00
Attorneys: Christopher Grivakes, David W. Affeld of Affeld Grivakes LLP
Case: Harris v. City of Riverside
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Hostile Work Environment, Race Discrimination, Retaliation, Constructive Discharge, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Harassment
20
Amount: $2,000,000.00
Attorneys: Michael H. Kim, Jamie F. Martinez, Adam K. Tanouye of Michael H. Kim PC
Case: Bolanos v. USK Manufacturing Inc., et al.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Retaliation, Sexual Harassment, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort

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