Top 100 Labor & Employment Verdicts in the United States in 2022

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We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 100 labor & employment 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:$1,023,424.00
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
52 (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
52 (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
52 (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
53
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
54
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
55
Amount:$870,000.00
Attorneys:Gregory A. Rich of Dobson, Berns & Rich L.L.P.
Case:Kelley v. State of Missouri, Dept. of Corrections
Type:Hostile Work Environment, Retaliation, Sexual Harassment, Labor & Employment, Workplace Harassment
State:Missouri
56
Amount:$850,000.00
Attorneys:Gregory W. Smith, Leila K. Al Faiz of Law Offices of Gregory W. Smith
Case:Garcia v. County of Los Angeles
Type:Hostile Work Environment, Sexual Harassment, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Workplace Harassment
State:California
57
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
58
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
59
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
60
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
61
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
62
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
63
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
64
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
65
Amount:$656,025.00
Attorneys:Sarah Howard Jenkins of Sarah Howard Jenkins PLLC; Austin Porter Jr. of Porter Law Firm
Case:Warren v. Pulaski Cty. Special Sch. Dist., et al.
Type:Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Failure to Hire
State:Arkansas
66
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
67
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
68
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
69
Amount:$600,000.00
Attorneys:Daniel Snyder, Carl Post, John Burgess of Law Offices of Daniel Snyder
Case:Gargiulo v. D & R Masonry Restoration Inc.
Type:Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Whistleblower Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Failure to Hire
State:Oregon
70
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
71
Amount:$583,012.49
Attorneys:Yashdeep Singh of Yash Law Group
Case:Inga v. Assent Mortgage, LLC, et al.
Type:Retaliation, Sexual Harassment, Wrongful Termination, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Workplace Harassment
State:California
72
Amount:$581,500.00
Attorneys:J. Freddy Perera, Bayardo E. Aleman, Brody M. Shulman, Alexandra C. Hayes of Perera Aleman
Case:Martinez v. Center for Independent Living of South Florida Inc.
Type:Wrongful Termination, Whistleblower Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
State:Florida
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 (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
74 (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
74 (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
75
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
76
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
77
Amount:$435,915.00
Attorneys:Neil M. McIntire of Howell & Fisher PLLC
Case:Rothberg v. Fridrich & Assocs. Ins. Agency Inc.
Type:Breach of Contract, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Bad Faith
State:Tennessee
78
Amount:$433,795.00
Attorneys:Jerry E. Martin, David Garrison, Seth M. Hyatt of Barrett Johnston Martin & Garrison L.L.C.; Charles S. Siegel, Wm. Paul Lawrence, Caitlyn Silhan of Waters Kraus & Paul; Roberto L. Ramirez of The Ramirez Law Firm PLLC
Case:Loy v. Rehab Synergies LLC
Type:Class Action, Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
State:Texas
79
Amount:$428,084.00
Attorneys:Kate S. O’Scannlain, Elena Goldstein, Oscar L. Hampton III, John M. Strawn, Matthew R. Epstein, Sharon McKenna of U.S. Department of Labor
Case:Walsh v. Picante Grille LLC, et al.
Type:Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
State:Pennsylvania
80
Amount:$424,000.00
Attorneys:Zein E. Obagi Jr., John L. Holcomb Jr. of Obagi Law Group PC
Case:Aceves v. Rensana LLC
Type:Hostile Work Environment, Sexual Harassment, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Workplace Harassment
State:California
81
Amount:$400,000.00
Attorneys:Marc A. Humphrey of Humphrey Law Firm PC
Case:McCoy v. Thomas L. Cardella & Assocs.
Type:Negligent Supervision, Sexual Assault, Sexual Harassment, Labor & Employment, Negligent Hiring, Workplace Harassment, Negligent Tort, Negligent Retention
State:Iowa
82
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
83
Amount:$360,000.00
Attorneys:Larry Golston Jr., Leon Hampton Jr. of Beasley, Allen, Crow, Methvin, Portis & Miles; Samuel Fisher, Sidney Jackson of Wiggins, Childs, Pantazis, Fisher & Goldfarb LLC
Case:U.S., et al. v. Birmingham Jefferson Cty. Transit Auth., et al.
Type:Conspiracy, False Claims Act , Fraud, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
State:Alabama
84
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
85
Amount:$350,316.75
Attorneys:Maureen Mulligan, Michael J. Stone, Steven E. DiCairano of Peabody & Arnold L.L.P.
Case:Sugarman & Sugarman PC v. Shapiro, et al.
Type:Breach of Contract, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Economic Loss, Labor & Employment, Quantum Meruit
State:Massachusetts
86
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
87
Amount:$327,360.00
Attorneys:Corey M. Kane of Lacy Kane & Kube PS
Case:Sanchez v. Bethlehem Constr. Inc.
Type:Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
State:Washington
88
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
89
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
90
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
91
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
92
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
93
Amount:$292,573.00
Attorneys:David A. Davenport of BC Davenport LLC
Case:Pakonen v. Housing Alts. Dev. Co., et al.
Type:Breach of Contract, Labor & Employment, Unpaid Benefits
State:Minnesota
94
Amount:$261,689.00
Attorneys:Aaron Baker, Serena Liss of Baker Law PC
Case:Harris v. The Oregon Dept. of Human Servs.
Type:Hostile Work Environment, Wrongful Termination, Whistleblower Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
State:Oregon
95
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
96
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
97
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
98
Amount:$230,000.00
Attorneys:H. Clay Roberts of Roberts PA
Case:Guyton v. Miami-Dade County
Type:Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress
State:Florida
99
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
100
Amount:$200,000.00
Attorneys:Eric L. Siegel, Spencer D. O'Dwyer of Kalbian Hagerty LLP
Case:Scott-McKinney v. Children's National Med. Cntr., et al.
Type:Disability Discrimination, Labor & Employment, Failure to Accommodate
State:District of Columbia
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