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.