Successes

Settlements and Verdicts

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.

DISCLAIMER:  RESULTS MAY VARY DEPENDING ON YOUR PARTICULAR FACTS AND LEGAL CIRCUMSTANCES.


2021

  • $141,000 – CEPA Retaliation
  • $600,000 – Sexual Harassment
  • $125,000 – CEPA Retaliation
  • $150,000 – Wage Payment Act

2020

  • $352,000 – Disability Discrimination
  • $300,000 – Marital Status Discrimination
  • $225,000 – Sexual Harassment
  • $110,000 – National Origin Discrimination
  • $247,000 – Sexual Harassment
  • $250,000 – Disability Discrimination
  • $1,100,000 – Race Discrimination
  • $500,000 – Race Discrimination
  • $137,500 – Race Discrimination
  • $162,500 – Race Discrimination

2019

  • $100,000 – Attorney Malpractice (Employment)
  • $150,000 – Pregnancy Discrimination
  • $200,000 – Marital Status Discrimination
  • $100,000 – Marital Status Discrimination
  • $225,000 – Age Discrimination
  • $675,000 – Attorney Malpractice (Employment)
  • $550,000 – Race Discrimination
  • $225,000 – Sexual Orientation
  • $330,000 – Gender Discrimnation.
  • $355,000 – Race and National Origin Discrimination Biswas v. Rowan University. Settled after Jury Verdict.
  • $100,000 – Disability Discrimination

2018

  • $300,000 – Retaliation/Discrimination/Whistleblower
  • $325,000 – Race Discrimination
  • $197,000 – Sexual Harassment/Retaliation
  • $350,000 – Sexual Harassment
  • $180,000 – Sexual Harassment/Retaliation
  • $175,000 – Race Discrimination
  • $105,000 – Retaliation/Whistleblower (CEPA)
  • $110,000 – Sexual Harassment/Retaliation
  • $150,000 – Disability Discrimination
  • $350,000 – Religious Discrimination
  • $100,000 – National Origin Discrimination

2017

  • $170,000 – Disability Discrimination
  • $300,000 – Gender Discrimination
  • $110,000 – Age Discrimination
  • $300,000 – Sexual Harassment
  • $1,150,000 – Age Discrimination
  • $325,000 – National Origin Discrimination/Retaliation
  • $195,000 – CEPA Retaliation
  • $275,000 – CEPA Retaliation

2016

  • $125,000 – CEPA Retaliation
  • $125,000 – Disability Discrimination
  • $410,000 – Age Discrimination
  • $9,285,243.10+ – Conscientious Employee (CEPA) Retaliation– Easley v. New Jersey Department of Corrections. Jury Verdict.
  • $500,000 – Disability Discrimination
  • $150,000 – Disability Discrimination

2015

  • $150,000 – Pregnancy Discrimination
  • $155,000 – Sexual Harassment
  • $100,000 – Disability Discrimination
  • $100,000 – Age Discrimination
  • $200,000 – Age Discrimination
  • $100,000 – Disability Discrimination
  • $115,000 – Religion and National Origin Discrimination

2014

  • $184,000 – Conscientious Employee (CEPA) Retaliation
  • $138,500 – Conscientious Employee (CEPA) Retaliation
  • $325,000 – Conscientious Employee (CEPA) Retaliation
  • $120,000 – Sexual Harassment
  • $1,500,000 – Sexual Orientation Discrimination

2013

  • $110,000 – Disability Discrimination
  • $145,000 – Disability Discrimination
  • $290,000 – National Origin Discrimination/Retaliation
  • $415,000 – Sexual Harassment
  • $800,000 – Race Discrimination/Retaliation
  • $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.
  • $100,000 – LAD Retaliation
  • $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.
  • $175,000 – Sexual and Racial Harassment
  • $175,000 – CEPA Retaliation
  • $175,000 – CEPA Retaliation
  • $170,000 – CEPA and Disability Discrimination

2011

  • $150,000 – CEPA Retaliation
  • $180,000 – CEPA Retaliation
  • $175,000 – FMLA and Disability Discrimination
  • $140,000 – Disability Discrimination
  • $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.
  • $105,000 – CEPA Retaliation
  • $135,000 – Sexual Harassment
  • $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.
  • $125,000 – Sexual Harassment
  • $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.
  • $350,000 – Disability Discrimination

2008

  • $115,000 – Sexual Harassment
  • $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.
  • $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
  • $125,000 – Disability Discrimination
  • $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.
  • $172,652.24 – ERISA
  • $110,000 – CEPA Retaliation
  • $175,000 – Race Discrimination/Retaliation

2005

  • $285,000 – CEPA Retaliation
  • $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.
  • $200,000 – Sexual Harassment
  • $175,000 – Gender/Pregnancy Discrimination
  • $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
  • $316,464.89 – Retaliation (CEPA and 1983) Stomel v. Milan (Jury Verdict)
  • $210,000 – Sexual Harassment/Retaliation
  • $225,000 – Breach of Contract
  • $300,000 – Sexual Harassment/Retaliation

2003

  • $2,500,000 – Race/Disability/Retaliation/Wrongful Death
  • $180,000 – Sexual Harassment
  • $287,500 – Sexual Harassment
  • $105,000 – Conscientious Employment Protection Act
  • $175,000 – Racial Harassment
  • $243,073.45 – Personal Injury Bateman v. Atlantic City (Jury Verdict)

2002

  • $110,000 – Wrongful Death
  • $600,000 – Race/Disability/Sexual Harassment/Retaliation
  • $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.
  • $150,000 – Disability Discrimination/Retaliation

2001

  • $300,000 – Sexual Harassment
  • $150,000 – Sexual Harassment
  • $200,000 – Disability Discrimination/Retaliation
  • $121,000 – Personal Injury

2000

  • $117,000 – Age Discrimination
  • $200,000 – Racial Harassment
  • $100,000 – Transgender Discrimination
  • $100,000 – Pregnancy Discrimination
  • $190,000 – Disability Discrimination

1999

  • 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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