Category Archives: Damages

Caps in Discrimination Laws Thwart Punitive Damages’ Purpose

As a plaintiff’s lawyer, I’m obviously not a huge fan of arbitrary damages caps, most often instituted as part of the “tort reform” movement (and covered extensively in the HBO movie “Hot Coffee”). A recent case of religious discrimination won … Continue reading

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Damages Under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA)

The remedies to a plaintiff who brings a claim under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) are similar to those of a Title VII plaintiff, but with a few major differences. As in a Title VII case, an ADEA … Continue reading

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Damages in a Title VII Employment Discrimination Case

The damages available in Title VII employment discrimination cases can vary from case to case. I don’t mean simply that each case is worth a different amount. Under Title VII, some types of cases will not entitle you to recover … Continue reading

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