$21.8 MILLION DOLLAR VERDICT FOR WRONGFUL TERMINATION OF CUSTOMER SERVICE REP
Plaintiff, 32 year-old customer service representative, took a doctor-approved leave of absence because she was suffering from panic attacks. When she was on the leave of absence, Defendant fired her. Plaintiff sued Defendant for disability discrimination, failure to accommodate, failure to engage in interactive process, retaliation, and wrongful termination.
The jury awarded Plaintiff a $21.8 million dollar verdict, including $500,000 in economic damages, $5 million in non-economic damages, and $16 million in punitive damages.
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