Tag: damages

Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Former legal chief at Farmers Insurance awarded $150M in punitive damages in firing suit

December 20, 2021

Via: ABA Journal

The former legal chief for Farmers Insurance was awarded $150 million in punitive damages Thursday in a wrongful termination lawsuit claiming that he was wrongly blamed for a sex-bias suit filed by female attorneys. The punitive award for Andrew Rudnicki […]

Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

DOL Scales Back on Double Damages in Prelitigation Settlements

July 13, 2020


The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has, effective July 1, stopped seeking double damages—referred to as liquidated damages—in many cases that it settles before suing. But it still will seek them in litigation. Liquidated damages are a multiplier of any […]