TRENDS IN EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES LIABILITY, 2007-2011
Year Median (midpoint) award Probability range (1)
2007 $175,082 $53,300 - $650,648
2008 244,000 65,000 - 674,191
2009 207,235 60,000 - 600,281
2010 172,500 50,000 - 388,750
2011 325,000 105,500 - 621,000

(1) The middle 50 percent of all awards arranged in ascending order in a sampling, 25 percent above and below the median award.

Source: Thomson Reuters.