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Workplace Issues: Verdict for sexual harassment victim $168 million

A jury on Feb. 29 unanimously awarded a female employee $168 million in damages and lost wages, believed to be the largest judgment for a single victim of workplace harassment in the U.S. history (Chopourian v. Catholic Healthcare West, E.D. Cal., No. CIV S-09-2972). The verdict awarded compensatory and punitive damages totaling $41.3 million dollars for ...