Fisher v. Mermaid Manor Home for Adults, LLC
||Mermaid Manor Home for Adults, LLC
||June 3, 2014
||US District Court for the Eastern District of New York
||William F. Kuntz
|Nature of Suit:
||Civil Rights: Jobs
|Cause of Action:
||42 U.S.C. § 2000 e Job Discrimination (Employment)
|Jury Demanded By:
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|December 16, 2016
DECISION AND ORDER: Following a five-day trial, a jury rendered a unanimous verdict for Lisa Fisher ("Plaintiff"), finding liability against Mermaid Manor Home for Adults, LLC ("Defendant") for violations of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. §§ 2000e-2000e-17 ("Title VII") and the New York City Human Rights Law, New York City Administrative Code § 8-107 et. seq. ("NYCHRL"). The jury granted Plaintiff $25,000.00 in act ual damages and $250,000.00 in punitive damages. Defendant now brings a renewed motion for judgment as a matter of law or, in the alternative, motion for new trial. The Court denies Defendant's renewed motion for judgment as a matter of law , and grants in part and denies in part Defendant's motion for new trial. The Court denies Defendant's renewed motion for judgment as a matter of law, and grants in part and denies in part Defendant's motion for new trial. The Court finds remittitur appropriate and reduces punitive damages to $50,000.00. The Court DENIES the remainder of Defendant's motions. Re 100 & 110 . Ordered by Judge William F. Kuntz, II on 12/16/2016. (Rodriguez, Lori)
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