Successes

Below is a list of significant settlements and verdicts. The cases in which we have provided detailed information are matters of public record against public entities where no binding confidentiality agreement was signed.

Recent Settlements and Verdicts

2016
$9,285,243.10+
Conscientious Employee (CEPA) Retaliation– Easley v. New Jersey Department of Correction. The jury found that the Department of Corrections retaliated against the employee after she cooperated with the FBI and testified before the Grand Jury regarding extortion by the Department’s Deputy Commissioner.
2016
$500,000
Disability Discrimination
2016
$150,000
Disability Discrimination
2015
$150,000
Pregnancy Discrimination
2015
$155,000
Sexual Harassment
2015
$100,000
Disability Discrimination
2015
$100,000
Age Discrimination
2015
$200,000
Age Discrimination
2015
$100,000
Disability Discrimination
2015
$115,000
Religion and National Origin Discrimination
2014
$184,000
Conscientious Employee (CEPA) Retaliation
2014
$138,500
Conscientious Employee (CEPA) Retaliation
2014
$325,000
Conscientious Employee (CEPA) Retaliation
2014
$120,000
Sexual Harassment
2014
$1,500,000
Sexual Orientation Discrimination
2013
$110,000
Disability Discrimination
2013
$145,000
Disability Discrimination
2013
$290,000
National Origin Discrimination/Retaliation
2013
$415,000
Sexual Harassment
2013
$800,000
Race Discrimination/Retaliation
2013
$275,000
Sexual Harassment/Retaliation
2012
$650,000
Disability Discrimination (Owens v. NJ Dept of Treasury) – Settlement – Department of Treasury worker suffered permanent vocal chord paralysis after the Department refused to accommodate her laryngitis.
2012
$100,000
LAD Retaliation
2012
$500,000
National Origin Discrimination (JG v. Camden) – Settlement – Hispanic Schoolchildren alleged that they were forced to eat on the gym floor without plates while non-Hispanic children were permitted to sit at table and eat off plates.
2012
$175,000
Sexual and Racial Harassment
2012
$175,000
CEPA Retaliation
2012
$175,000
CEPA Retaliation
2012
$170,000
CEPA and Disability Discrimination
2011
$150,000
CEPA Retaliation
2011
$180,000
CEPA Retaliation
2011
$175,000
FMLA and Disability Discrimination
2011
$140,000
Disability Discrimination
2011
$486,991.08
LAD Retaliation and CEPA (Verdict: Coles v. NJ DOC)Jury found that New Jersey Department of Correction Sergeant was transferred in retaliation for complaining about race discrimination.
2011
$105,000
CEPA Retaliation
2011
$135,000
Sexual Harassment
2011
$1,051,985.23
CEPA Retaliation (Verdict)
2009
$250,000
CEPA and 1983 (Burrough v. City of Beverly) – Settlement – Beverly Police Officer alleged that he was retaliated against after complaining about unlawful pay practices and other unlawful behavior.
2009
$125,000
Sexual Harassment
2009
$450,000
CEPA and LAD Retaliation (Salter et als. v. Willingboro Bd. of Ed.) – Settlement – Four Willingboro administrators alleged that they were retaliated against after complaint about discrimination and other unlawful and unethical behavior.
2009
$350,000
Disability Discrimination
2008
$115,000
Sexual Harassment
2008
$1,281,045
CEPA verdict and judgment (Stomel v. City of Camden) – Jury found that Camden public defender was fired in retaliation for reporting extortion.
2008
$5,112,184
CEPA verdict (Still v. Orkin, Inc.) – Jury found exterminator was terminated in retaliation for refusing to apply insecticide in an unlawful manner.
2007
$300,000
CEPA Retaliation
2007
$125,000
Disability Discrimination
2007
$140,000
Discrimination & Retaliation (Wilson & Finney v. NJ DOC)
2006
$180,000+
Race Discrim. Retaliation (Ganges v. Burlington Co. + retroactive rescission of demotion) Settlement – Burlington County Corrections Captain alleged that she was unjustly disciplined and demoted in retaliation for filing a complaint of race discrimination.
2006
$172,652.24
ERISA
2006
$110,000
CEPA Retaliation
2006
$175,000
Race Discrimination/Retaliation
2005
$285,000
CEPA Retaliation
2005
$300,000
Sexual Harassment & Retaliation (Spearman v. NJ DOC) – Settlement – Female New Jersey Department of Corrections Officer alleged was she was retaliated against after complaining of being forced to strip search male prisoners.
2005
$200,000
Sexual Harassment
2005
$175,000
Gender/Pregnancy Discrimination
2005
$725,000
Sexual Harassment - Robinson v. Burlington County – Settlement – Burlington County Corrections Officer alleged that she was sexually assaulted by her supervisor.
2004
$180,000
Racial Harassment/Retaliation
2004
$316,464.89
Retaliation (CEPA and 1983) Stomel v. Milan (Jury Verdict)
2004
$210,000
Sexual Harassment/Retaliation
2004
$225,000
Breach of Contract
2004
$300,000
Sexual Harassment/Retaliation
2003
$2,500,000
Race/Disability/Retaliation/Wrongful Death
2003
$180,000
Sexual Harassment
2003
$287,500
Sexual Harassment
2003
$105,000
Conscientious Employment Protection Act
2003
$175,000
Racial Harassment
2003
$243,073.45
Personal Injury Bateman v. Atlantic City (Jury Verdict)
2002
$110,000
Wrongful Death
2002
$600,000
Race/Disability/Sexual Harassment/Retaliation
2002
$250,000
Racial Harassment/Retaliation Howard v. Pennsgrove – Settlement – Pennsgrove sanitation worker alleged that he was racially harassed and then retaliated against for complaining about the harassment.
2002
$150,000
Disability Discrimination/Retaliation
2001
$300,000
Sexual Harassment
2001
$150,000
Sexual Harassment
2001
$200,000
Disability Discrimination/Retaliation
2001
$121,000
Personal Injury
2000
$117,000
Age Discrimination
2000
$200,000
Racial Harassment
2000
$100,000
Transgender Discrimination
2000
$100,000
Pregnancy Discrimination
2000
$190,000
Disability Discrimination
1999
$425,000
Sexual Harassment/Retaliation Ferri v. DOC – Settlement – New Jersey Department of Corrections Officer alleged that he was retaliated against after complaining that his female manager was sexually harassing him.

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