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.