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Verdicts and Settlements

 

  • $2.5 million settlement for former Ocean Bank officer subject to racial and national origin harassment, retaliation, and intentional infliction of emotional distress (Monzon v. Ocean Bank, (Cir. Ct. 11th Judicial Cir., Miami-Dade County, 2007)
  • $1.7 million confidential settlement for several individuals subjected to age discrimination, retaliation, and unpaid overtime while employed by local restaurant chain
  • $925,000 confidential settlement for former bank officer  with whistle blower claims based on illegal money laundering practices against large local bank.
  • $617,126 jury verdict for former warehouse worker who was subjected to harassment and unlawful retaliation for pursuing workers’ compensation claims and for whistle blowing (Amaya v. Caterpillar Logistics Services, Inc., 11th Judicial Circuit Court, Miami-Dade County, 2012).
  • $356,200 confidential settlement for five former delivery drivers claiming age discrimination against local dairy company.
  • $199,000 confidential settlement for former technician for whistle blower retaliation against local diagnostic company.
  • $135,000 settlement for still employed fire department captain claiming discrimination and retaliation against Village of Key Biscayne  (Marti v. Village of Key Biscayne, 11th Judicial Circuit Court, Miami-Dade County, Florida).
  • $100,000 settlement for former planning and zoning manager claiming workers’ compensation retaliation against City of Miami Gardens  (Saiphoo v. City of Miami Gardens, 11th Judicial Circuit Court, Miami-Dade County, Florida).
  • $350,000 confidential settlement for former bank officer with federal whistle blower claims against large Nebraska bank.
  • $585,000 confidential settlement for servers against restaurant chain for ilegal tip pool arrangement in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act
  • $305,000 federal jury verdict in case against U.S. Department of Homeland Security for former Ft. Lauderdale Port Director who was subject to harassment and discrimination on the basis of his Middle Eastern national origin (Nader v. Ashcroft, Case No. 03-CV-60781, (S.D. Fla. 2004))
  • $150,000 federal jury verdict against Pembroke Pines hospital for former employee for age discrimination (Iaia v. Galen Hospital-Pembroke Pines, Case No. 00-CV-06227 (S.D. Fla. 2002), affirmed on appeal 48 Fed. Appx. 326 (11th Cir. 2002))
  • $380,000 confidential settlement for former employee subject to age discrimination by airplane parts supplier
  • $299,000 confidential settlement for former administrative assistant to prominent South Florida developer for sexual harassment and discrimination
  • $160,000 confidential settlement for waitress subject to pregnancy discrimination by prominent nation-wide restaurant chain
  • $240,000 confidential settlement against wealthy business owner for male employee who was subjected to sexual harassment by owner’s wife and then terminated in retaliation for complaining of discrimination
  • $82,500 settlement for still-employed female police officer in federal lawsuit against Town of Golden Beach for sexual harassment by co-employee and retaliation for complaining of discrimination (Weiner v. Town of Golden Beach, Case No. 06-CV-22728 (S.D. Fla. 2007))
  • $160,000 confidential settlement for former employee of veterinarian clinic for national origin discrimination and retaliation
  • $315,000 confidential settlement for former employee of hospital records company for retaliation in violation of the Florida Whistleblower’s Act.