$5.4 million Jury Verdict Based On Sexual Harassment and Wrongful Termination

Leontaritis v. Tony’s Taverna, et al., (2008)

The first trial of this case ended in a mistrial after the Court had a family emergency. The case was taken to trial again in 2006, and a final award (after appeal) was rendered in May 2007. The final award included over $1.7 million in compensatory damages, $2.2 million in punitive damages, plus attorneys’ fees and costs.

This case involved a young immigrant woman who worked at Tony’s Taverna and was sexually harassed, subjected to an unspeakable hostile work environment, and was then wrongfully terminated.

Total award in Plaintiff’s favor of $5,462,751.25 on a sexual harassment and wrongful termination case.