Trends In Employment Practices Liability, 2014-2020

 

Year Median (midpoint) award Probability range (1)
2014 $86,250 $20,000 - $302,574
2015 83,000 17,839 - 347,498
2016 123,447 25,000 - 444,873
2017 125,500 25,000 - 532,450
2018 181,057 32,000 - 519,777
2019 207,856 52,500 - 641,000
2020 173,960 79,646 - 294,837
Overall $125,000 $25,000 - $439,937
(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, 2021 edition.