Top 100 Civil Rights Violation Verdicts in the United States in 2019

Top 100 Civil Rights Violation Verdicts in the United States in 2019We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 100 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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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
11
Amount: $11,382,189.00
Attorneys: Jonathan R. Marko of Marko Law PLC
Case: Griffey v. Michigan Department of Corrections
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Hostile Work Environment, Race Discrimination, Retaliation, Constructive Discharge, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Racial Harassment
State: Michigan
12
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
State: California
13
Amount: $11,000,000.00
Attorneys: Brett H. Klein of Brett H. Klein, Esq. PLLC
Case: Lopez v. City of New York
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Government Negligence, Personal Injury, Gunshot Wound, Police Misconduct, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State: New York
14
Amount: $9,000,000.00
Attorneys: Rodney S. Diggs of Ivie, McNeill & Wyatt; Brian T. Dunn, Megan R. Gyongyos, James A. Bryant, Constance L. Rice of The Cochran Firm
Case: Estate of Pream v. The City of Long Beach, et al.
Type: Assault & Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Malicious Prosecution, Wrongful Death, Gunshot Wound, Intentional Tort, Denial of Medical Care, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct
State: California
15
Amount: $8,325,000.00
Attorneys: Robert E. Zaytoun, Matthew D. Ballew of Zaytoun Ballew & Taylor PLLC; Ryan D. Oxendine, James A. Barnes, IV of Oxendine, Barnes & Associates, PLLC
Case: Morgan v. Deputy Sheriff Spivey, et al.
Type: Assault & Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Personal Injury, Wrongful Prosecution, False Arrest, Gunshot Wound, Intentional Tort, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct, Unreasonable Search & Seizure, Failure to Intervene
State: North Carolina
16
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
State: California
17
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
State: California
18
Amount: $6,400,000.00
Attorneys: Paul Castronovo, Thomas A. McKinney of Castronovo & McKinney, LLC
Case: McCarthy v. CareOne Management, LLC
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Race Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
State: New Jersey
19
Amount: $6,275,000.00
Attorneys: Richard M. Levy (R&R), Harris L. Marks of Rubenstein & Rynecki
Case: Perry v. City of NY, et al.
Type: Assault & Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Government Negligence, Personal Injury, Intentional Tort, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State: New York
20
Amount: $5,914,222.00
Attorneys: James W. Beck, Janelle E. Chase Fazio, Stephanie L. Bloomfield of Gordon Thomas Honeywell LLP
Case: Erickson v. Biogen Inc.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, False Claims Act, Gender Discrimination, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress
State: Washington
21
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
State: California
22
Amount: $5,097,194.00
Attorneys: Irene K. Dymkar, Shamoyita M. DasGupta of Law Offices of Irene K. Dymkar; Torreya L. Hamilton, Kevin T. Turkcan of Hamilton Law Office, LLC
Case: Smith v. City of Chicago
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Wrongful Death, Gunshot Wound, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State: Illinois
23
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
State: California
24
Amount: $4,750,000.00
Attorneys: Dale K. Galipo, Eric Valenzuela of Law Offices of Dale K. Galipo; William L. Schmidt, Jeffrey W. Eisinger of William L. Schmidt, Attorney at Law, P.C.
Case: Estate of Casillas v. The City of Fresno, et al.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Government Negligence, Wrongful Death, Gunshot Wound, Intentional Tort, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State: California
25
Amount: $4,050,000.00
Attorneys: Jonathan I. Loevy, Julie M. Goodwin, Danielle Hamilton of Loevy & Loevy
Case: Kuri v. Folino, et al.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Due Process Violation, Malicious Prosecution, Wrongful Conviction, Intentional Tort, Police Misconduct, Spoliation of Evidence, False Evidence
State: Illinois
26 (tie)
Amount: $4,000,000.00
Attorneys: John H. Scott, Lizabeth de Vries of Scott Law Firm; Izaak D. Schwaiger of Schwaiger Law
Case: Estate of Wroth v. City of Rohnert Park
Type: Assault & Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Government Negligence, Wrongful Death, Intentional Tort, Police Brutality, Failure to Train, Police Misconduct, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State: California
26 (tie)
Amount: $4,000,000.00
Attorneys: Bryon D. Helm, Daniel E. Smolen, David Bross, Lauren Lambright, Robert M. Blakemore of Smolen Roytman PLLC
Case: Osterhout v. Police Officer Morgan, et al
Type: Assault & Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Government Negligence, Malicious Prosecution, Personal Injury, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct, Negligent Tort
State: Oklahoma
27
Amount: $3,800,000.00
Attorneys: Jeffrey H. Jacobson of Jacobson Law Firm (AZ)
Case: Clark v. City of Tucson
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Gender Discrimination, Hostile Work Environment, Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Failure to Accommodate
State: Arizona
28
Amount: $3,775,000.00
Attorneys: Lloyd P. Mullen of Mullen & Associates P.C.
Case: McDade v. YRC Worldwide Inc.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Hostile Work Environment, Race Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
State: Illinois
29
Amount: $3,316,443.00
Attorneys: Timothy J. Coffey of The Coffey Law Office P.C.
Case: Jankowski v. Dean Foods Co., et al.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
State: Illinois
30
Amount: $3,310,550.00
Attorneys: Alysia D. Franklin, Christopher J. Woolley, Gerald L. Miller of EEOC
Case: EEOC v. Danny’s Restaurant LLC, et al.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Hostile Work Environment, Race Discrimination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
State: Mississippi
31
Amount: $3,200,530.00
Attorneys: Richard A. Wilson of Law Offices of Richard A. Wilson, PC
Case: Deitrick v. Police Officer Costa, et al.
Type: Assault & Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Conspiracy, Personal Injury, Conversion, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Civil Theft, Trespass
State: Pennsylvania
32
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
State: California
33
Amount: $3,000,000.00
Attorneys: Darren M. Harris of Harris Grombchevsky LLP
Case: Schroeder v. Police Officer Parcher, et al.
Type: Assault & Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Personal Injury, Intentional Tort, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct
State: California
34 (tie)
Amount: $2,700,000.00
Attorneys: David Daneman, Allen E. Honick of Whiteford Taylor Preston LLP
Case: Younger v. State of Maryland, et al.
Type: Assault & Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Government Negligence, Personal Injury, Failure to Protect, Prison Brutality, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State: Maryland
34 (tie)
Amount: $2,700,000.00
Attorneys: David Daneman, Allen E. Honick of Whiteford Taylor Preston LLP
Case: Younger v. State of Maryland
Type: Assault & Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Government Negligence, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Negligent Hiring, Negligent Training, Prison Brutality, Negligent Tort
State: Maryland
34 (tie)
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
State: California
35
Amount: $2,655,000.00
Attorneys: Frederick K. Brewington, Cathryn Harris-Marchesi of Law Office of Frederick K. Brewington
Case: Abreu v. Verizon NY Inc., et al.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Hostile Work Environment, National Origin Discrimination, Race Discrimination, Retaliation, Constructive Discharge, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress
State: New York
36
Amount: $2,650,000.00
Attorneys: John L. Burris, Adante De Pointer, Lateef H. Gray, Patrick M. Buelna of Law Offices of John L. Burris
Case: Estate of Nunez v. Santos, et al.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Wrongful Death, Gunshot Wound, Intentional Tort, Denial of Medical Care, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct, Negligent Tort
State: California
37
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
State: California
38
Amount: $2,265,952.00
Attorneys: Caleb E. Mason, Scott L. Menger of Brown White & Osborn LLP
Case: Holmes v. Harris
Type: Civil Rights Violation, False Arrest, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Police Misconduct, Unreasonable Search & Seizure, False Evidence
State: California
39
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
State: California
40
Amount: $1,800,000.00
Attorneys: Erika Birch, Kathryn “Kass” Harstad of Strindberg & Scholnick, LLC
Case: Fuller v. State of Idaho, et al.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Gender Discrimination, Hostile Work Environment, Constructive Discharge, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
State: Idaho
41
Amount: $1,762,800.00
Attorneys: Matthew A. Peluso of Matthew A. Peluso L.L.C.
Case: Hagel v. Davenport, et al.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Government Negligence, Hostile Work Environment, Sexual Harassment, Labor & Employment, Emotional Distress, Sexual Orientation Discrimination, Negligent Tort, Failure to Promote, Military Discrimination
State: New Jersey
42
Amount: $1,750,000.00
Attorneys: Eric D. Subin of Subin Associates, LLP
Case: Falcone v. Alfano, et al.
Type: Assault & Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Personal Injury, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct
State: New York
43
Amount: $1,749,465.00
Attorneys: Zev Abramson, Nissim Levin, Jeremy Levy, Christina Begakis of Abramson Labor Group
Case: Benart v. DA Defense Logistics HQ LLC
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Whistleblower Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Failure to Accommodate
State: California
44
Amount: $1,670,427.00
Attorneys: Mani Sheik of Sheik Law Inc
Case: Martell v. Thunder Studios Inc.
Type: Breach of Contract, Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Fraud, Hostile Work Environment, Misrepresentation, Unpaid Wages, Conversion, Constructive Discharge, Labor & Employment, Intentional Misrepresentation, Workplace Harassment, Wrongful Demotion, Failure to Accommodate
State: California
45
Amount: $1,600,000.00
Attorneys: Joshua Piovia-Scott, Dan L. Stormer, Lori Rifkin, Cindy Panuco of Hadsell Stormer Renick & Dai LLP
Case: Pajas, et al. v. County of Monterey, et al.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Delayed Treatment, Due Process Violation, Government Negligence, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Denial of Medical Care, Prison Negligence, Inadequate Care, Failure to Protect, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State: California
46
Amount: $1,576,262.00
Attorneys: Jamon R. Hicks of Douglas Hicks Law, APC; Britany M. Engelman of Engelman Law Firm
Case: Woods v. Greystar Management Services, LP
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Failure to Accommodate
State: California
47
Amount: $1,576,145.00
Attorneys: V. James DeSimone of V. James DeSimone Law; Ryann E. Hall of Bohm Law Group, Inc.
Case: Birden v. The Regents of the University of California
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Hostile Work Environment, Race Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Harassment
State: California
48
Amount: $1,561,320.00
Attorneys: John P. Sheridan, Mark W. Rose, Alea M. Carr of Sheridan Law Firm, PS
Case: Robb v. Benton County, et al.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Hostile Work Environment, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Whistleblower Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress
State: Washington
49
Amount: $1,525,000.00
Attorneys: Patrick C. Gallagher, Raeann Warner, Thomas Crumplar of Jacobs & Crumplar, PA
Case: Lampkins v. Mitra QSR KNE L.L.C.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Gender Discrimination, Hostile Work Environment, Constructive Discharge, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Workplace Harassment, Wrongful Demotion
State: Delaware
50 (tie)
Amount: $1,500,000.00
Attorneys: Stephen Montoya of Montoya, Lucero & Pastor, P.A.
Case: Green v. City of Phoenix
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Hostile Work Environment, Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
State: Arizona
50 (tie)
Amount: $1,500,000.00
Attorneys: Roxanne B. Conlin, Devin C. Kelly, Jean Mauss of Roxanne Conlin & Associates, P.C.
Case: Godfrey v. State of Iowa, et al.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Harassment, Sexual Orientation Discrimination
State: Iowa
51
Amount: $1,475,000.00
Attorneys: Tanya D. Jeffords, John P. Batson of The Law Offices of Tanya D. Jeffords and Associates, PC
Case: Saulsberry v. Savannah River Remediation L.L.C.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Race Discrimination, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Failure to Hire
State: South Carolina
52
Amount: $1,394,436.00
Attorneys: Martin I. Aarons, Shannon H.P. Ward of The Aarons Law Firm, PC; Jesse M. Bablove, Matthew P. Dickson of Dickson Kohan & Bablove LLP
Case: Davis v. California Department of Corrections and Rehab.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Retaliation, Constructive Discharge, Intentional Tort, Workplace Harassment, Failure to Accommodate
State: California
53 (tie)
Amount: $1,350,000.00
Attorneys: Cary London of Cary London Law; Wylie M. Stecklow of WylieLaw; David A. Thompson of Stecklow Thompson
Case: Hurt v. City of NY, et al.
Type: Assault & Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Government Negligence, Personal Injury, False Arrest, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct, Unreasonable Search & Seizure, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State: New York
53 (tie)
Amount: $1,350,000.00
Attorneys: Kevin Baldwin, Eric Vernon, Robin A. Koogler of Baldwin & Vernon, LLC; Charlie Dickman of Charlie Dickman Law, LLC; Chris Benjamin of KC Road Lawyers
Case: Rennau v. AT&T Mobility Services L.L.C.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress
State: Missouri
54
Amount: $1,292,063.00
Attorneys: J. Bernard Alexander, III, Tracy L. Fehr of Alexander Krakow + Glick LLP; Andrew L. Treger of Baer Treger L.L.P; Hugo E. Gamez of Gamez Law Firm
Case: Monterroso v. Hydraulics International Inc.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Failure to Accommodate
State: California
55
Amount: $1,241,500.00
Attorneys: Robert M. Oakley, Daniel K. Dilley of Dilley & Oakley, P.C.
Case: Bohanon v. City of Indianapolis
Type: Assault & Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Government Negligence, Personal Injury, Failure to Supervise, Police Brutality, Failure to Train, Police Misconduct, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State: Indiana
56
Amount: $1,200,000.00
Attorneys: Wayne K. Caldwell, Brad H. Bearnson, Aaron K. Bergman of Bearnson & Caldwell, LLC
Case: B.S., Pro Ami, et al. v. Oneida School District, et al.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Personal Injury, Retaliation, Fall, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Child Abuse, Failure to Accommodate, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State: Idaho
57
Amount: $1,177,815.00
Attorneys: Paige Fiedler, Kelly K. Brandon of Fiedler Law Firm, P.L.C.
Case: Hurd v. City of Lincoln
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Hostile Work Environment, Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Failure to Promote
State: Nebraska
58
Amount: $1,107,855.00
Attorneys: Joshua D. Gruenberg, Joshua P. Pang, Pamela Vallero of Gruenberg Law
Case: Guerrero v. Able Engineering Inc.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress
State: California
59 (tie)
Amount: $1,100,000.00
Attorneys: Nena Cook of AterWynne, LLP; Charese A. Rohny of Rohny Law
Case: Avakian v. State of Oregon, et al.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Hostile Work Environment, Sexual Assault, Sexual Harassment, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Workplace Harassment
State: Oregon
59 (tie)
Amount: $1,100,000.00
Attorneys: Terry M. Goldberg, Bradley C. Gage of Law Offices of Goldberg & Gage
Case: Moreno et al. v. City of Beverly Hills
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Hostile Work Environment, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Harassment
State: California
60
Amount: $1,094,620.00
Attorneys: James W. Beck, Janelle E. Chase Fazio, Stephanie L. Bloomfield of Gordon Thomas Honeywell LLP
Case: Jacobs v. Wal-Mart Stores Inc.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Failure to Accommodate
State: Washington
61
Amount: $1,091,982.00
Attorneys: Robert L.J. Spence, Jr., Andrew M. Horvath of The Spence Law Firm
Case: Umfress v. City of Memphis
Type: Age Discrimination, Civil Rights Violation, Retaliation, Unpaid Wages, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
State: Tennessee
62
Amount: $1,090,000.00
Attorneys: Ryan J. Vlasak of Bracamontes & Vlasak, PC; W. Gordon Kaupp, Beth Feinberg of Kaupp & Feinberg, LLP
Case: Torres v. Employment Development Department
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Failure to Accommodate
State: California
63
Amount: $1,050,000.00
Attorneys: Nicholas D. Thompson of The Moody Law Firm Inc.
Case: Fresquez v. BNSF Railway Co.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
State: Colorado
64
Amount: $1,043,000.00
Attorneys: Ralph G. Torres of Law Office of Ralph G. Torres
Case: Casias v. Raytheon Co.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Constructive Discharge, Whistleblower Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Wrongful Demotion
State: Colorado
65 (tie)
Amount: $1,000,000.00
Attorneys: Anthony Nguyen, Mark I. Lim of Shegerian & Associates, Inc.; Irving Meyer of Law Offices of Irving Meyer
Case: Thomas v. City of Los Angeles, et al.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Failure to Accommodate
State: California
65 (tie)
Amount: $1,000,000.00
Attorneys: Guy D. Knoller of Law Offices of Guy Knoller PC
Case: Adams v. Arizona Senate
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Gender Discrimination, Race Discrimination, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Family & Medical Leave Act
State: Arizona
65 (tie)
Amount: $1,000,000.00
Attorneys: Kevin Barber of Niedweske Barber
Case: McCracken v. Township of Bloomfield, et al.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Government Negligence, Hostile Work Environment, Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Emotional Distress, Harassment, Negligent Tort, Military Discrimination
State: New Jersey
66
Amount: $986,238.00
Attorneys: Sebastian Ionno of Ionno & Higbee, Attorneys at Law, LLC
Case: Johnson v. State of NJ
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Hostile Work Environment, Race Discrimination, Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Wrongful Demotion
State: New Jersey
67
Amount: $900,000.00
Attorneys: Joseph F. Sullivan of Sullivan & Brill L.L.P.
Case: Kennedy v. City of NY, et al.
Type: Assault & Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Government Negligence, Negligent Supervision, Intentional Tort, Negligent Hiring, Emotional Distress, Negligent Training, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Negligent Retention, Failure to Intervene
State: New York
68
Amount: $888,036.00
Attorneys: Jill Havens of Law Office of Jill Havens
Case: Davidowicz v. 4M Fruit Distributors Inc.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Failure to Accommodate
State: Massachusetts
69
Amount: $855,000.00
Attorneys: Carol A. Laughbaum of Sterling Attorneys at Law, P.C.
Case: Sommers-Wilson v. Samsung SDI America Inc.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
State: Michigan
70
Amount: $848,362.00
Attorneys: Raymond L. Hamlin of Hunt, Hamlin, & Ridley
Case: Adderley v. NJ Transit
Type: Age Discrimination, Civil Rights Violation, Race Discrimination, Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Failure to Promote
State: New Jersey
71
Amount: $750,000.00
Attorneys: Edward M. Fox of Ed Fox & Associates
Case: Tucker v. City of Chicago, et al.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Due Process Violation, Government Negligence, Malicious Prosecution, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Police Misconduct, False Evidence, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State: Illinois
72
Amount: $696,001.00
Attorneys: Patrick H. Dwyer of Law Offices of Patrick H. Dwyer
Case: Akey v. Placer County, et al.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Due Process Violation, Government Negligence, Parental Rights, Emotional Distress, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State: California
73
Amount: $680,000.00
Attorneys: Charlotte N. Sweeney, Ariel B. DeFazio of Sweeney & Bechtold, LLC
Case: Gonzales v. University of Colorado
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
State: Colorado
74
Amount: $646,651.00
Attorneys: Michael J. Bononi, Devin V. Mikulka of Bononi Law Group LLP
Case: Gutierrez v. Dignity Health
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Failure to Accommodate
State: California
75
Amount: $632,000.00
Attorneys: Clayeo C. Arnold, Anthony J. Poidmore of Arnold Law Firm (CA)
Case: Schmidt v. Shasta County Marshall’s Office
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Hostile Work Environment, Retaliation, Sexual Harassment, Constructive Discharge, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
State: California
76
Amount: $626,000.00
Attorneys: Joseph D. Magri of Merkle & Magri, P.A.
Case: Horne v. Holder
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Hostile Work Environment, Race Discrimination, Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Failure to Accommodate
State: Florida
77
Amount: $600,000.00
Attorneys: Robert J. Kasieta of Kasieta Legal Group, LLC; Anne MacArthur of Anne MacArthur Law, LLC
Case: Barnes v. Wisconsin Department of Corrections
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Failure to Accommodate
State: Wisconsin
78
Amount: $585,000.00
Attorneys: Jeffrey M. Montpetit, Susan M. Holden of SiebenCarey, PA; Jonathan A. Strauss, Lorenz (Larry) F. Fett, Mark H. Zitzewitz of Sapientia Law Group, PLLC
Case: Krekelberg v. City of Minneapolis, et al.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Government Negligence, Invasion of Privacy, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State: Minnesota
79
Amount: $523,000.00
Attorneys: Matthew Marks, Thomas Ricotta of Ricotta & Marks P.C.
Case: Penniston v. Department of Education, et al.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Gender Discrimination, Government Negligence, Hostile Work Environment, Retaliation, Sexual Harassment, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Negligent Tort
State: New York
80
Amount: $510,000.00
Attorneys: Robert A. Bracken of Bracken Law Firm, LLC
Case: Harris v. Auto Systems Centers, Inc., et al.
Type: Assault & Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Gender Discrimination, Hostile Work Environment, Retaliation, Sexual Harassment, Constructive Discharge, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Workplace Harassment
State: Pennsylvania
81
Amount: $508,000.00
Attorneys: David Albrecht, Madison Fiedler-Carlson, Emily E. McCarty of Fiedler Law Firm, P.L.C.
Case: Rumsey v. Woodgrain Millwork Inc., et al.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Failure to Accommodate
State: Iowa
82
Amount: $505,000.00
Attorneys: Cary L. Flitter, Andrew M. Milz of Flitter Milz, P.C.
Case: Hyman v. Devlin
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Due Process Violation, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Police Misconduct, Unreasonable Search & Seizure
State: Pennsylvania
83 (tie)
Amount: $500,000.00
Attorneys: Joshua R. Williams of The Law Office of Joshua R. Williams, PLLC
Case: Daniel v. City of Minneapolis
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Failure to Accommodate
State: Minnesota
83 (tie)
Amount: $500,000.00
Attorneys: James P. Kemp, Victoria L. Neal of Kemp & Kemp
Case: Kraja v. Bellagio L.L.C.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Workplace Harassment
State: Nevada
84
Amount: $458,500.00
Attorneys: Edward Sivin of Sivin & Miller, LLP
Case: Theodat v. Police Officer Crooms, et al.
Type: Assault & Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, False Arrest, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct, Failure to Intervene
State: New York
85
Amount: $457,994.00
Attorneys: P. David Lopez James L. Lee Gwendolyn Young Reams Robert D. Rose Nora E. Curtin Kirsten J. Peters of EEOC
Case: EEOC v. AZ Metro Distributors LLC
Type: Age Discrimination, Civil Rights Violation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
State: New York
86
Amount: $410,360.00
Attorneys: Colin W. Walsh, Jairo Nikov Castellanos of Wiley Walsh, P.C.; Gregory A. Placzek, Robert J. Wiley, Colin W. Walsh of Rob Wiley, P.C.; Kalandra N. Wheeler of Wiley Wheeler, P.C.; Robert E. McKnight, Jr. of Marek, Griffin & Knaupp
Case: Johnson v. Southwest Research Institute
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Gender Discrimination, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Misrepresentation
State: Texas
87
Amount: $390,000.00
Attorneys: Robert Mijuca, Chad Russell, Harper A. Smith of Rubenstein & Rynecki
Case: Tema v. City of NY, et al.
Type: Assault & Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Government Negligence, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State: New York
88
Amount: $360,000.00
Attorneys: Dan L. Stormer, Cindy Panuco, Brian Olney of Hadsell Stormer Renick & Dai LLP
Case: Zion, as Successor-in-Interest to Zion v. County of Orange, et al.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Wrongful Death, Gunshot Wound, Intentional Tort, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct, Negligent Tort
State: California
89
Amount: $350,000.00
Attorneys: Jon Y. Vanderpool, Jon Cadieux of Smith Steiner Vanderpool, APC
Case: Johnson v. City of San Diego
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Hostile Work Environment, Religious Discrimination, Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Wrongful Demotion, Reputational Harm
State: California
90
Amount: $349,506.00
Attorneys: Thomas Clark Wright, R. Russell Hollenbeck, Raffi Melkonian of Wright Close & Barger, LLP; Joseph Y. Ahmad of Ahmad, Zavitsanos, Anaipakos, Alavi & Mensing P.C.; Darryl E. Scott of The Law Office of Darryl E. Scott, PLLC
Case: Davis v. Fort Bend County
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Religious Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
State: Texas
91
Amount: $334,777.00
Attorneys: William R. Amlong, Karen Coolman Amlong, Alison L. Churly-Davis, Isha Kochhar, Jennifer E. Daley of The Amlong Firm
Case: Chinnock v. Penn-Florida Realty Corp.
Type: Age Discrimination, Breach of Contract, Civil Rights Violation, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Intentional Tort, Unpaid Commissions
State: Florida
92
Amount: $325,000.00
Attorneys: Darci E. Burrell, Katherine L. Smith, Sharon R. Vinick of Levy Vinick Burrell Hyams LLP
Case: Eidson v. The Regents of The University of California
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Failure to Promote
State: California
93
Amount: $306,000.00
Attorneys: Keith Lovelace of Law Off?ices of Keith Lovelace
Case: Stelly v. International Longshoremen’s Assoc.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Gender Discrimination, Hostile Work Environment, Retaliation, Sexual Harassment, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Workplace Harassment
State: Texas
94
Amount: $295,000.00
Attorneys: Irene K. Dymkar of Law Offices of Irene K. Dymkar
Case: Smith v. Alainz, et al.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Government Negligence, Malicious Prosecution, False Arrest, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct, Unreasonable Search & Seizure, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State: Illinois
95
Amount: $250,000.00
Attorneys: Gary A. Zucker, Guy S. Regev, Daniel B. Rubin of Zucker & Regev P.C.; Scott G. Cerbin of Scott G. Cerbin Esq. P.L.L.C.
Case: Fox v. Triborough Bridge and Tunnel Authority, et al.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Personal Injury, Intentional Tort, Failure to Supervise, Police Brutality, Failure to Train, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
State: New York
96 (tie)
Amount: $225,000.00
Attorneys: Robert M. Burke, Michael J. Linneman, Helena M. Jorgensen of Johnson & Bell Ltd.
Case: Dumka v. Department of Homeland Security
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Failure to Accommodate
State: Illinois
96 (tie)
Amount: $225,000.00
Attorneys: Jon E. Rosenstengel of Bonifield & Rosenstengel
Case: Brooks v. Karl Storz Endoscopy-America, inc.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
State: Illinois
97
Amount: $210,000.00
Attorneys: Richard A. Apodaca, Christopher E. Gavriliuc of Rodriguez Apodaca Law Firm LLP
Case: Cordero v. Catwalk to Sidewalk Inc.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Failure to Accommodate, Unpaid Benefits
State: California
98 (tie)
Amount: $175,000.00
Attorneys: Richard M. Gutierrez of Richard M. Gutierrez, Attorney at Law
Case: Rodriguez v. City of NY, et al.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Wrongful Imprisonment, False Arrest, Emotional Distress, Negligent Training, Unreasonable Search & Seizure, Negligent Tort
State: New York
98 (tie)
Amount: $175,000.00
Attorneys: V. James DeSimone of V. James DeSimone Law
Case: Digiandomenico v. City of Los Angeles, et al.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Negligent Supervision, False Arrest, Police Brutality, Failure to Train, Police Misconduct, Negligent Tort
State: California
99
Amount: $160,000.00
Attorneys: J. Alistair McKenzie, Therese A. Felth Mckenzie of McKenzie Law Firm P.A.
Case: Johnson v. White, et al.
Type: Assault & Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Personal Injury, False Arrest, Intentional Tort, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct
State: Florida
100
Amount: $153,500.00
Attorneys: Hugh L. Koerner of Hugh L. Koerner, P.A.
Case: Tat v. Amundson, et al.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, False Arrest, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, First Amendment Violation, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Reputational Harm
State: Florida

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