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.