Damages Texas Labor Code
2. Damages Texas Labor Code § 21.2585 Compensatory Damages
Future pecuniary losses (not subject to the damage cap)
By not finishing this year of her residency program,
Dr. Kite will enter private practice one year later
and suffer an economic loss of: $150,000
Emotional pain and suffering: $75,000
Mental anguish: $50,000
Punitive Damages: $50,000
Reasonable attorneys’ fees: $25, 000
Total Sought: $350,000
Victim compensation fund
Report to the Texas Board of Medical Examiners
3. Sexual Harassment Recent Jury Verdicts $50,000,000 in punitive damages and $35,000 in compensatory damages for hostile work environment claim
Kimzey v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
$8,000,000 to plaintiff from Texas jury for hostile work environment claim
Scribner v. Waffle House, Inc.
$2,000,000 for hostile work environment claim
Kentucky woman suing Phillip Morris in an unreported case
Awarded to a former employee of Federal National Mortgage Association
Multi-million dollar settlement against Walt Disney World by three female firefighters
$350,000 in punitive and compensatory damages and over $400,000 in fees.
Huffman v. Pepsi-Cola Bottling Company
$2,000,000 jury verdict due to injuries of sexual harassment including, severe emotional distress, major depressive disorder, shame, humiliation, embarrassment and other emotional injuries.
Griffin v. City of Opa Locka