$3,400,000 – Two Female Employees to Settle Verbal Harassment and Intimidation Case Against National Cosmetics Company

Plaintiffs were two female employees. who worked in the service and delivery departments of a large cosmetic company.

After extensive litigation Winer, McKenna & Burritt, LLP, established facts that indicated that both plaintiffs had received sexually harassing and intimidating comments by a co-worker. The plaintiffs, who were in fear of their personal safety as a result of the co-worker’s comments and actions, complained on a frequent basis to management and Human Resources. Yet, the company failed to take any significant steps to protect the plaintiffs and to discipline the harasser. As a result, plaintiffs’ emotional distress grew to substantial proportions that required significant psychological treatment.

RESULT:
Settlement on behalf of plaintiffs
$3,400,000