A turkey processing company has been ordered by a jury to pay a whopping $240 million for paying mentally disabled workers 41 cents per hour and housing them in a rodent-infested “house of horrors.”...more
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A worker who was fired for her panic attacks won a $21.7 million jury verdict against her employer, including $16.5 million in punitive damages for the employer’s malice....more
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A female deputy in Illinois who claims she was passed up for promotion because of politics has won a $1 million jury award against the county.
Susan J. Lakics, who had worked for the DuPage County sheriff’s office for 16...more
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