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TRENDS IN EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES LIABILITY, 2009-2013
Year Median (midpoint) award Probability range (1)
2009 $207,235 $60,000 - $600,281
2010 172,000 50,000 - 385,000
2011 271,000 82,121 - 555,000
2012 65,460 11,000 - 249,081
2013 109,300 25,000 - 258,564

(1) The middle 50 percent of all awards arranged in ascending order in a sampling, 25 percent above and below the median award.

Source: Reprinted with permission of Thomson Reuters, Employment Practice Liability: Jury Award Trends and Statistics, 2014 edition.

 
TRENDS IN EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES LIABILITY, 2001-2007
Year Median (midpoint) award Probability range (1)
2001 $147,950 $43,129-$452,720
2002 196,000 57,500-500,000
2003 165,000 50,000-514,130
2004 200,000 58,000-484,950
2005 233,392 63,503-528,750
2006 192,000 53,712-500,000
2007 250,000 72,914-881,330
(1) The middle 50 percent of all awards arranged in ascending order in a sampling, 25 percent above and below the median award.

Source: Reprinted with permission from Employment Practice Liability. Copyright 2008 by LRP Publications, 747 Dresher Road, P.O. Box 980, Horsham, PA 19044-0980. All rights reserved.

 
TRENDS IN EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES LIABILITY, 2003-2009
Year Median (midpoint) award Probability range (1)
2003 $162,025 $49,156-$508,000
2004 196,500 60,000-464,925
2005 209,315 60,000-520,000
2006 192,500 52,784-475,000
2007 200,000 60,031-800,000
2008 285,000 70,000-800,750
2009 253,000 90,999-979,731

(1) The middle 50 percent of all awards arranged in ascending order in a sampling, 25 percent above and below the median award.

Source: Reprinted with permission from Employment Practice Liability. Copyright 2010 by LRP Publications, 747 Dresher Road, P.O. Box 980, Horsham, PA 19044-0980. All rights reserved.

 
TRENDS IN EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES LIABILITY, 2004-2010
Year Median (midpoint) award Probability range (1)
2004 $187,583 $56,750-$426,490
2005 188,000 50,000-500,000
2006 165,000 50,000-467,445
2007 177,805 56,000-725,000
2008 266,024 69,250-728,750
2009 215,000 65,236-624,537
2010 182,500 50,000-392,500

(1) The middle 50 percent of all awards arranged in ascending order in a sampling, 25 percent above and below the median award.

Source: Jury Verdict Research.

 
TRENDS IN EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES LIABILITY, 2007-2011
Year Median (midpoint) award Probability range (1)
2007 $175,082 $53,300 - $650,648
2008 244,000 65,000 - 674,191
2009 207,235 60,000 - 600,281
2010 172,500 50,000 - 388,750
2011 325,000 105,500 - 621,000

(1) The middle 50 percent of all awards arranged in ascending order in a sampling, 25 percent above and below the median award.

Source: Thomson Reuters.

 
TRENDS IN EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES LIABILITY, 2008-2012
Year Median (midpoint) award Probability range (1)
2008 $242,560 $63,750 - $673,032
2009 207,235 60,000 - 600,281
2010 172,000 50,000 - 385,000
2011 291,500 81,280 - 556,338
2012 70,000 12,544 - 265,000

(1) The middle 50 percent of all awards arranged in ascending order in a sampling, 25 percent above and below the median award.

Source: Reprinted with permission of Thomson Reuters, Employment Practice Liability, Jury Award Trends And Statistics, 2013 edition.