Trends In Employment Practices Liability, 20132019 

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. 
