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Trends In Employment Practices Liability, 2013-2019

 

Year Median (midpoint) award Probability range (1)
2013 $100,000 $15,707 - $251,623
2014 86,250 20,000 - 302,574
2015 83,000 17,839 - 347,498
2016 122,170 25,000 - 447,437
2017 126,000 25,000 - 550,000
2018 190,000 34,193 - 551,121
2019 209,191 58,083 - 636,500
Overall $120,000 $25,000 -$414,150

(1) The middle 50 percent of all awards arranged in ascending order in a sampling, 25 percent above and below the median award. The median represents the midpoint jury award. Half of the awards are above the median and half are below. This helps establish where awards tend to cluster.

Source: Reprinted with permission of Thomson Reuters, Employment Practice Liability: Jury Award Trends and Statistics, 2020 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.

 
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, 2010-2014
Year Median (midpoint) award Probability range (1)
2010 $172,000 $50,000 - $385,000
2011 271,000 83,811 - 552,500
2012 68,195 11,598 - 256,254
2013 100,000 15,772 - 250,497
2014 87,975 20,000 - 306,108

(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, 2015 edition.

 
Trends In Employment Practices Liability, 2011-2015

 

Year Median (midpoint) award Probability range (1)
2011 $271,000 $83,811 - $552,500
2012 68,195 11,598 - 256,254
2013 100,000 15,707 - 251,623
2014 86,500 20,000 - 301,716
2015 75,324 15,961 - 300,000

(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, 2016 edition.

 
Trends In Employment Practices Liability, 2012-2016

 

Year Median (midpoint) award Probability range (1)
2012 $69,792 $12,197 - $259,380
2013 100,000 15,707 - 251,623
2014 86,250 20,000 - 302,574
2015 81,239 17,566 - 336,245
2016 123,447 25,045 - 450,000

(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, 2017 edition.

 
Trends In Employment Practices Liability, 2011-2017

 

Year Median (midpoint) award Probability range (1)
2011 $271,000 $83,811 - $552,500
2012 69,792 12,197 - 259,380
2013 100,000 15,707 - 251,623
2014 86,250 20,000 - 302,574
2015 83,000 17,764 - 350,000
2016 122,170 25,000 - 450,000
2017 127,602 25,000 - 602,500
Overall $106,500 $21,891 - $385,000

(1) The middle 50 percent of all awards arranged in ascending order in a sampling, 25 percent above and below the median award. The median represents the midpoint jury award. Half of the awards are above the median and half are below. This helps establish where awards tend to cluster.

Source: Reprinted with permission of Thomson Reuters, Employment Practice Liability: Jury Award Trends and Statistics, 2018 edition.