Damning sexual harassment lawsuits

News emerged last week of the horrifying conditions that employees of New York state lawmaker Vito Lopez allegedly had to work under, not long after a shocking suit was filed against the Department of Homeland Security.

During sexual harassment suits, unsavory allegations come to light, and in many cases companies will quickly settle to avoid bad publicity.

But in some instances, these cases do go to trial and even reach a verdict.

While appeals ultimately slashed some of the awards, in all of these cases juries initially sent a message to corporate defendants by handing down multi-million dollar verdicts—in some cases to lone plaintiffs.

Source: Business Insider

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Figures are in US Dollars unless otherwise specified

Sep 3, 2012

Damning sexual harassment lawsuits

Shocking allegations and massive payouts