Top 100 Civil Rights Violation Verdicts in the United States in 2022

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We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 100 civil rights violation verdicts obtained in the United States in the year 2022. The list is comprised of various case types that were tried either in state or federal courts of the United States.

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51
Amount:$1,167,000.00
Attorneys:Jim D. Waide III, Rachel Pierce Waide of Waide & Associates PA; R. Shane McLaughlin of McLaughlin Law Firm
Case:Woods v. MHM Health Professionals LLC, et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Tortious Interference, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, First Amendment Violation
State:Mississippi
52
Amount:$1,054,221.00
Attorneys:Susan E. Hutchison, J. Robert Hudson of Hutchison & Stoy P.L.L.C.
Case:Mott v. Tesmec USA Inc.
Type:Age Discrimination, Civil Rights Violation, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
State:Texas
53
Amount:$1,050,000.00
Attorneys:Kevin C. Brague of The Brague Law Firm
Case:McCrae v. City of Salem, et al.
Type:Assault & Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Government Negligence, Personal Injury, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Bodily Injury
State:Oregon
54
Amount:$1,023,424.00
Attorneys:Nicholas D. Thompson of The Moody Law Firm; Corey L. Stull of Atwood, Holsten, Brown, Deaver & Spier Law Firm P.C. L.L.O.; Adam W. Hansen, Eleanor E. Frisch, Colin R. Reeves of Apollo Law L.L.C.
Case:Sanders v. Union Pacific Railroad Co.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Failure to Accommodate, Employment Discrimination
State:Nebraska
55 (tie)
Amount:$1,000,000.00
Attorneys:Matthew S. McNicholas, Douglas D. Winter, Ashley E. Kim of McNicholas & McNicholas, LLP
Case:Albano v. City of Los Angeles
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Retaliation, Constructive Discharge, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Workplace Harassment, Failure to Accommodate
State:California
55 (tie)
Amount:$1,000,000.00
Attorneys:Scott P. Batey of Batey Law Firm PLLC
Case:Lynn v. City of Lansing
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Hostile Work Environment, Race Discrimination, Labor & Employment
State:Michigan
55 (tie)
Amount:$1,000,000.00
Attorneys:Paul J. Solda of Law Office Paul J. Solda
Case:Gem Financial Service, Inc. v. City of New York, et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Government Negligence, Malicious Prosecution, Intentional Tort, Harassment, Police Misconduct, Unreasonable Search & Seizure, Negligent Tort
State:New York
55 (tie)
Amount:$1,000,000.00
Attorneys:Ian M. Bryson of Derek Smith Law Group PLLC
Case:McCowan v. City of Philadelphia
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Gender Discrimination, Hostile Work Environment, Retaliation, Sexual Harassment, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Workplace Harassment
State:Pennsylvania
56
Amount:$930,529.00
Attorneys:Margaret S. Coleman, Alexander B. Wright of O’Brien, Coleman & Wright LLC; Tamra Van Hausen of Elzer Law Firm LLC
Case:Kengerski v. County of Allegheny, PA
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Race Discrimination, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Failure to Promote
State:Pennsylvania
57
Amount:$890,080.00
Attorneys:Carol L. Gillam, Sara Heum of The Gillam Law Firm
Case:Watson v. Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc. et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Gender Discrimination, Race Discrimination, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Workplace Harassment, Failure to Accommodate, Negligent Tort
State:California
58
Amount:$890,000.00
Attorneys:Michael O. Hueston of Michael Hueston, Attorney at Law; Eylan Schulman of Schulman Law
Case:McClarin v. Grieco, et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Malicious Prosecution, Personal Injury, Intentional Tort, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct, Unreasonable Search & Seizure, Failure to Intervene, Bodily Injury
State:New York
59
Amount:$850,000.00
Attorneys:Gabriel E. Estadella of Law Office of Gabriel E. Estadella; Robert L. Greenberg of Robert L. Greenberg PC
Case:Santiago v. Fischer, et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Wrongful Imprisonment, Intentional Tort, Negligent Hiring, Emotional Distress, Psychological Injury, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability
State:New York
60
Amount:$847,000.00
Attorneys:Christopher J. DelGaizo, Scott Diamond of Derek Smith Law Group PLLC
Case:Purnell v. Radnor Township School District
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
State:Pennsylvania
61
Amount:$831,541.00
Attorneys:Tanesha W. Blye, R. Martin Saenz, Aron Smukler of Saenz & Anderson, PLLC
Case:Khatabi v. Car Auto Holdings LLC, et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Gender Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, Constructive Discharge, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Workplace Harassment
State:Florida
62
Amount:$825,000.00
Attorneys:Laura C. Mattiacci, Caren N. Gurmankin of Console Mattiacci Law
Case:Hightower v. Ingerman Mgmt. Co., et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Gender Discrimination, Hostile Work Environment, Race Discrimination, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
State:New Jersey
63
Amount:$821,835.00
Attorneys:Margaret S. Coleman of Law Office of Timothy P. O’Brien
Case:Bowersox v. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Dep't of Corr., et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Gender Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
State:Pennsylvania
64
Amount:$751,000.00
Attorneys:Albert Van-Lare of Law Offices of Albert Van-Lare
Case:Belvin, et al. v. Electchester Mgmt. LLC
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Hostile Work Environment, Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
State:New York
65
Amount:$750,000.00
Attorneys:Clif Anderson, Austin W. Anderson, Lauren Braddy, Alan Clifton Gordon, Carter T. Hastings of Anderson Alexander PLLC; William S. Hommel Jr. of Hommel Law Firm
Case:Oden v. Wellfirst Technologies Inc.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
State:Texas
66
Amount:$717,183.00
Attorneys:Robert Mitchell of Robert Mitchell, Attorney at Law, PLLC; Thomas G. Jarrard of The Law Office of Thomas G. Jarrard PLLC; SaraEllen Hutchison of Law Office of SaraEllen Hutchison PLLC
Case:Ward v. Shelby Cty.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Military Discrimination, Employment Discrimination
State:Tennessee
67
Amount:$700,000.00
Attorneys:Thomas M. White, Amy S. Jorgensen of White & Jorgensen
Case:Belcastro-Gonzalez v. City of Omaha, et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Failure to Promote
State:Nebraska
68
Amount:$650,000.00
Attorneys:Geoffrey H. Simpson, Bruce A. Fredrickson of Webster & Fredrickson P.L.L.C.; Kel McClanahan of National Security Counselors
Case:Chien v. Blinken
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Failure to Promote
State:District of Columbia
69
Amount:$645,837.00
Attorneys:John D. Saxon, Karli B. Guyther, Donna S. Cude, Mac B. Greaves Jr. of John D. Saxon PC; Alicia K. Haynes of Haynes & Haynes PC; Cynthia F. Wilkinson of Wilkinson Law Firm PC
Case:Stern v. Boosinger, et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, First Amendment Violation, Wrongful Demotion
State:Alabama
70
Amount:$622,498.00
Attorneys:Brian J. Butler, Daniel J. Treadaway of Mezibov Butler
Case:McGonegle v. Select Comfort Retail Corp.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Employment Discrimination
State:Ohio
71
Amount:$600,000.00
Attorneys:Daniel W. Courtney of Law Offices of Daniel W. Courtney
Case:Sepulveda v. The City of Doral, et al.
Type:Assault & Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Government Negligence, Malicious Prosecution, Personal Injury, False Arrest, Intentional Tort, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Bodily Injury
State:Florida
72
Amount:$590,000.00
Attorneys:Allison A. Barker, Ari Karpf, Samantha Martin of Karpf, Karpf & Cerutti PC
Case:Lloyd v. CHOP
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Gender Discrimination, Hostile Work Environment, Retaliation, Constructive Discharge, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Employment Discrimination
State:Pennsylvania
73
Amount:$575,000.00
Attorneys:Paige Fiedler, David Albrecht of Fiedler Law Firm PLC
Case:Boss v. City of Dubuque, IA, et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Gender Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, Labor & Employment, Workplace Harassment, Failure to Promote, Employment Discrimination
State:Iowa
74
Amount:$550,000.00
Attorneys:Fulvio F. Cajina of Law Office of Fulvio F. Cajina; Stanley Goff of Law Office of Stanley Goff
Case:Hernandez v. Hodges
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct, Failure to Intervene, Law Enforcement Misconduct
State:California
75
Amount:$520,000.00
Attorneys:Hilton Napoleon, Joseph P. Klock, Jr. of Rasco Klock Perez Nieto
Case:Khoury v. Williams
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Personal Injury, Retaliation, Wrongful Imprisonment, False Arrest, Intentional Tort, First Amendment Violation, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct
State:Florida
76 (tie)
Amount:$500,000.00
Attorneys:Raymond K. Bryant, Luke W. McConnell of Civil Rights Litigation Group PLLC
Case:Valenzuela v. Coleman
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Malicious Prosecution, False Arrest, Police Misconduct, Law Enforcement Misconduct
State:Colorado
76 (tie)
Amount:$500,000.00
Attorneys:Mary Elizabeth Miller, K. Winn Allen, Elizabeth Hedges, Neil Joseph, Caroline Darmody, Britney Lewis, T.J. McCarrick, Brandon D. Stone of Kirkland & Ellis LLP; James M. Loots of Law Offices of James M. Loots P.C.
Case:Coulibaly v. Blinken
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Race Discrimination, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Employment Discrimination
State:District of Columbia
76 (tie)
Amount:$500,000.00
Attorneys:Enrique Chavez Jr., Michael R. Anderson of Chavez Law Firm; John Lomax Anderson of Rincon Law Group PC
Case:Ares v. Schneider Electric USA
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Gender Discrimination, Hostile Work Environment, Retaliation, Sexual Harassment, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Workplace Harassment
State:Texas
76 (tie)
Amount:$500,000.00
Attorneys:Enrique Chavez Jr., Michael R. Anderson of Chavez Law Firm
Case:Autry v. Ahern Rentals Inc.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Race Discrimination, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
State:Texas
77
Amount:$450,000.00
Attorneys:Anthony J. Bucher of Gatlin Voelker, PLLC
Case:Berling v. Gravity Diagnostics, LLC
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Employment Discrimination
State:Kentucky
78
Amount:$439,920.00
Attorneys:Hoyt E. Hart II of Law Offices of Hoyt E. Hart II
Case:Tichenor v. BAE Systems Technology Solutions & Services Inc.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Retaliation, Constructive Discharge, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Wrongful Demotion, Failure to Accommodate
State:California
79
Amount:$400,000.00
Attorneys:James A. Funt, Noah S. Cohen of Weir, Greenbalt Pierce L.L.P.
Case:Foster v. Coppola
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Malicious Prosecution, Wrongful Imprisonment, False Arrest, Intentional Tort, Police Misconduct, False Evidence
State:Pennsylvania
80
Amount:$369,000.00
Attorneys:Donald E. Uloth of Law Office of Donald E. Uloth
Case:Dehnel v. Boxer Property Management Co.
Type:Age Discrimination, Civil Rights Violation, Gender Discrimination, Hostile Work Environment, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Failure to Promote
State:Texas
81
Amount:$352,420.00
Attorneys:Diane Sykes of Diane S. Sykes, Attorney at Law, PC
Case:Andrade v. Ramsay Signs, Inc.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Gender Discrimination, Pregnancy Discrimination, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Employment Discrimination
State:Oregon
82
Amount:$350,000.00
Attorneys:Cassandra Rohme of Liakas Law PC
Case:Taylor v. City of New York, et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Government Negligence, Personal Injury, Intentional Tort, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Bodily Injury, Law Enforcement Misconduct
State:New York
83
Amount:$347,705.00
Attorneys:James J. Henson of Morgan & Morgan P.A.
Case:Agramonte v. Cristal Palace Resort PB LLC
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Pregnancy Discrimination, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
State:Florida
84
Amount:$325,000.00
Attorneys:Benjamin Lewis of McCarter East PLLC
Case:Cole v. Skin RN Aesthetics LLC, et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Malicious Prosecution, Personal Injury, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Psychological Injury, Vicarious Liability
State:Tennessee
85
Amount:$312,774.00
Attorneys:R. Scott Oswald, Austin Szabo of The Employment Law Group
Case:Naftal v. Prince George’s County Memorial Library System
Type:Age Discrimination, Civil Rights Violation, Gender Discrimination, Race Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Employment Discrimination
State:Maryland
86
Amount:$303,524.00
Attorneys:Jeremy Greenberg, Denise M. Clark of Clark Law Group PLLC
Case:Harper v. Marcorp Ltd., et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Failure to Hire, Military Discrimination
State:District of Columbia
87
Amount:$301,600.00
Attorneys:Kaveh S. Elihu, Rhett T. Francisco, Christopher J. DeClue of Employee Justice Legal Group PC
Case:Argueta v. North Ranch Bodycraft & Glass Inc.
Type:Age Discrimination, Civil Rights Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
State:California
88 (tie)
Amount:$300,000.00
Attorneys:James N. Papirmeister of Law Offices of James N. Papirmeister, P.C.; Matthew E. Bennett of The Law Office of Matthew E. Bennett
Case:Tubo v. Black, et al.
Type:Assault & Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Wrongful Imprisonment, False Arrest, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct, Law Enforcement Misconduct
State:Maryland
88 (tie)
Amount:$300,000.00
Attorneys:Barry B. George, Paige B. George of Law Office of Barry B. George
Case:Sellaro v. The South Carolina Dept. of Social Servs.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Government Negligence, Wrongful Imprisonment, False Arrest, Police Misconduct, Gross Negligence, Negligent Tort, Law Enforcement Misconduct
State:South Carolina
89
Amount:$297,494.00
Attorneys:Christopher P. Lenzo of Lenzo & Reis LLC
Case:Cutri v. Tec-Cat Inc., et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
State:New Jersey
90 (tie)
Amount:$293,000.00
Attorneys:Thomas E. Kennedy III, Sarah Jane Hunt of Law Offices of Thomas E. Kennedy, III L.C.
Case:Valencia, et al. v. City of Springfield, IL
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Intentional Tort, Real Estate, Housing Discrimination
State:Illinois
90 (tie)
Amount:$293,000.00
Attorneys:Keith D. Flynn, Andrea M. Frailey of Miller Cohen PLC
Case:Motley v. Metro Man I
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Failure to Accommodate
State:Michigan
91
Amount:$275,000.00
Attorneys:Derek Steenson of Derek Steenson Attorney At Law; Gary L. Bailey Jr. of Bailey Law Associates
Case:Phillips v. Cricelli
Type:Assault & Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Malicious Prosecution, Personal Injury, False Arrest, Intentional Tort, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct, Bodily Injury
State:Pennsylvania
92
Amount:$269,810.00
Attorneys:Paul M. Aloise, Ryan P. Molaghan of Brooks, LeBoeuf, Foster, Gwartney, Leace & Hobbs, P.A.
Case:Evora v. Mcneil, et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Wrongful Imprisonment, False Arrest, Intentional Tort, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct
State:Florida
93
Amount:$259,503.00
Attorneys:Charles J. Sciarra, Matthew R. Curran of Sciarra & Catrambone, LLC
Case:Saggio v. City of Clifton
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Economic Loss, Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Failure to Promote
State:New Jersey
94
Amount:$255,000.00
Attorneys:Geoffrey C. Lyon of Lyon Law PC
Case:Clark v. Arthroscopic & Laser Surgery Center of San Diego, LP
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Economic Loss, Hostile Work Environment, Personal Injury, Sexual Harassment, Labor & Employment, Emotional Distress, Psychological Injury, Racial Harassment, Workplace Harassment
State:California
95
Amount:$237,000.00
Attorneys:Robert K. Meyer, Michael Owens of Meyer Stephenson
Case:Schultz v. NW Permanente PC
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Failure to Accommodate, Family & Medical Leave Act
State:Oregon
96
Amount:$211,319.00
Attorneys:James W. Howard, Sharon Effatt Howard, Leif A. Howard of The Howard Law Firm PC
Case:Harrison v. MARTA
Type:Assault & Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Malicious Prosecution, Personal Injury, Intentional Tort, Abuse of Process, False Evidence, Negligent Tort, Bodily Injury
State:Georgia
97
Amount:$200,732.00
Attorneys:Kaveh S. Elihu, Rhett T. Francisco, Daniel J. Friedman of Employee Justice Legal Group
Case:Parker v. Innovative Speech Therapy & Communication Services Inc.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Failure to Accommodate
State:California
98
Amount:$200,555.00
Attorneys:Christian Lee Connell of Christian L. Connell P.C.
Case:Estate of Rountree v. Christie
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Malicious Prosecution, Personal Injury, Intentional Tort, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct, Bodily Injury, Law Enforcement Misconduct
State:Virginia
99
Amount:$190,000.00
Attorneys:Kaveh S. Elihu, Rhett T. Francisco, Samuel Moorhead of Employee Justice Legal Group
Case:Garcia v. Roy Medical Group
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Failure to Accommodate
State:California
100
Amount:$185,000.00
Attorneys:Vincent Duffy of The Law Firm of Vincent J. Duffy, P.A.; Stuart H. Share of The Law Firm of Stuart H. Share P.A.
Case:Zamora v. City of Miami, et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Government Negligence, Wrongful Imprisonment, Emotional Distress, Police Misconduct, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability
State:Florida
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