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$750,000 Settlement For Former Kansas City Employee

Our client was a more than 17 year employee with the City of Kansas City, Missouri.  She was an excellent employee with no legitimate complaints about her performance and always had high performance evaluations.  She was removed from her position as an Assistant Director in the Water Department in an alleged reorganization that only impacted her job, then [...]

$500,000 Jury Verdict in KCPS Whistle-blower Case

Our client was a 19 year employee of the Kansas City Public Schools, with a spotless record serving as the Purchasing Director. During the final year of his employment he was sabotaged and undermined by two new high level officers who did not want to comply with the laws and policies required for public school [...]

$180,000 Settlement For Health Products Store Manager

AGE AND SEX DISCRIMINATION AND RETALIATION: Our client was the developer and manager of a specialty health products store that was owned by a large regional health system. After more than twenty years of successful growth and management of the business, she was placed under a new manager and shortly thereafter forced to hire a [...]

$100,000 Settlement for Clerk

RACE DISCRIMINATION AND RETALIATION: Our client was an African American clerical employee at a school working in the principal's office. She was subjected to racially derogatory remarks and a hostile, abusive statements and actions from the principal. She complained about harassment and was then fired within a couple of weeks. We brought suit for race [...]

$425,000+ Settlement For Group of Healthcare Employees

AGE AND SEX DISCRIMINATION AND RETALIATION: Our clients were long-term employees of a national health industry employer. They were each subjected to discriminatory actions and comments by a new regional manager, and they raised complaints to the company Human Resources office about his illegal conduct. Nothing was done to stop his actions and he then [...]

$210,000+ Settlement for Investment Bank Employee

RACE DISCRIMINATION AND RETALIATION: Our client was a highly qualified African American Accounts Manager for the retirement services division of a national investment banking company. She had a history of high performance and yet with a new manager, she was singled out, disciplined and then fired for only being anywhere from 1 to 10 minutes [...]

$170,000+ Settlement for School Employee

RACE DISCRIMINATION, RETALIATION, MISREPRESENTATION: Our client was a skilled African American manager in a local school district. She was recruited to be employed by a neighboring school district and accepted the job and resigned from her other position. Then shortly before she began employment with the new school, she was notified her employment offer was [...]

$340,000 Settlement for Insurance Company Employee

WHISTLE-BLOWER RETALIATION: Our client was a long-service expert employee in the life insurance business and he discovered fraudulent and illegal conduct by his employer directed against the insurance policy holders. He reported this conduct and demanded that it be stopped, eventually raising his claims to the CEO and General Counsel of the company. For his [...]