Monthly Archives: November 2019

Supreme Court Decision Paves The Way For $ 350,000 Jury Prize For Religious Bias | Fisher phillips

Following a United States Supreme Court ruling several months ago allowing a former employee to file a religious discrimination claim, a Texas federal jury recently ordered her former employer to pay her $ 350,000. The jury’s verdict on November 1 came after the Supreme Court allowed it to pursue a …

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Whistleblower who reported prosecutors’ wife hiring scheme wins $1.8 million jury prize

RALEIGH, North Carolina – The former staffer who reported three years ago that Person County District Attorney Wallace Bradsher hired a colleague’s wife for a no-show job won a jury award from $1.8 million under North Carolina’s whistleblower law. Jurors agreed Wednesday, after a seven-day trial, that Debra Halbrook was …

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Judge overturns $ 113.4 million jury prize for abused ex-boy from Yucca Valley – San Bernardino Sun

In a rare move, a San Bernardino Superior Court judge overturned a record jury award of $ 113.4 million to a 10-year-old boy who suffered severe brain damage and was made quadriplegic from the beatings of his father’s girlfriend. Judge Bryan Foster ruled on October 30 that county social worker …

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