Top 10 Civil Rights Violation Verdicts in the United States in 2019

Top 10 Civil Rights Violation Verdicts in the United States in 2019We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 10 civil rights violation verdicts obtained in the United States in the year 2019. The list is comprised of various case types that were tried in one of the Nation's state or federal courts.

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Note: If you have made this list (Top 10 Civil Rights Violation Verdicts in the United States in 2019) you have also made the list of Top 20 Civil Rights Violation Verdicts in the United States 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
State: California
2
Amount: $50,000,000.00
Attorneys: Robert F. DiCello, Justin J. Hawal of Dicello Levitt Gutzler LLC
Case: Arnold Black v. East Cleveland
Type: Assault & Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Personal Injury, Wrongful Imprisonment, False Arrest, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct, Negligent Tort
State: Ohio
3
Amount: $27,127,000.00
Attorneys: Heather K. McDevitt, Jacqueline L. Chung, Kevin C. Adam of White & Case LLP
Case: Schand v. McMahon, et al.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Conspiracy, Government Negligence, Malicious Prosecution, Wrongful Conviction, Intentional Tort, Police Misconduct, Spoliation of Evidence, False Evidence, Negligent Tort
State: Massachusetts
4
Amount: $25,000,000.00
Attorneys: Cary J. Hansel, Erienne A. Sutherell of Hansel Law, PC
Case: Wallace v. State of Maryland, et al.
Type: Assault & Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Government Negligence, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Intentional Tort, Prison Negligence, Failure to Protect
State: Maryland
5
Amount: $21,536,000.00
Attorneys: Marc L. Brumer of The Law Offices Of Brumer & Brumer; R. Martin Saenz of Saenz & Anderson
Case: Pierre v. Park Hotels & Resort Inc.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress
State: Florida
6
Amount: $19,970,000.00
Attorneys: Russell C. Riggan, Samuel W. Moore of Riggan Law Firm, LLC
Case: Wildhaber v. St. Louis County, MO
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Gender Discrimination, Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Failure to Promote
State: Missouri
7
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
State: California
8
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
State: California
9
Amount: $13,200,000.00
Attorneys: Garo Mardirossian, Lawrence D. Marks of Mardirossian & Associates Inc.; Douglas A. Linde, Erica A. Gonzales of The Linde Law Firm
Case: Estate of Valenzuela v. City of Anaheim, et al.
Type: Assault & Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Wrongful Death, Intentional Tort, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct
State: California
10
Amount: $12,617,674.00
Attorneys: Robert F. Vaage, Elizabeth H. Teixeira of Law Offices of Robert Vaage
Case: Collins v. County of San Diego, et al.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Government Negligence, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Fall, False Arrest, Denial of Medical Care, Prison Negligence, Inadequate Care, Police Misconduct, Negligent Tort
State: California

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