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Anatomy of a (Big) Employment Verdict: Lessons from the Robertson Case

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Last week, a federal jury in Pittsburgh awarded a former manufacturing employee, Sandra Robertson, over $13 million in damages in a gender discrimination and retaliation claim against her former employers, Hunter Panels LLC (“Hunter”) and its parent company (Robertson v. Hunter Panels, LLC et al.).  The bulk of this verdict was the $12.5 million that the jury awarded in the form of punitive damages. (Continue reading).