Case Results

Filing a claim against an employer for unfair treatment can reward you with financial compensation, but more than that, it sends a message that workplace discrimination, retaliation, wrongful termination, and other malicious acts will not be overlooked. Scott R. Ames has helped numerous clients hold employers and coworkers accountable for mistreatment. The following are just a few examples of the results we have achieved in the past five years.

    • Harrassment Sexual Harassment
      Sexual Harassment $150,000.00

      $150,000 . Case settled pre-litigation

    • Whistleblower Whistleblower
      Whistleblower $750,000

      former Director of Building & Planning terminated by the City of Maywood after complaining about illegal kickbacks

    • Discrimination Age Discrimination
      Age Discrimination $775,000
    • Discrimination Disability Discrimination
      Disability Discrimination $150,000.00
    • Discrimination Gender Discrimination
      Gender Discrimination $550,000.00

      Gender Discrimination and Violation of the California Family Medical Leave Act on behalf of employee who was terminated after having her second child

    • Discrimination Disability Discrimination
      Disability Discrimination $500,000.00

      $500,000 plus reinstatement two years after termination

    • Discrimination Military and Veteran Status Discrimination
      Military and Veteran Status Discrimination $125,000.00
    • Discrimination Age Discrimination
      Age Discrimination $285,000.00
    • Discrimination Disability Discrimination
      Disability Discrimination $290,000.00
    • Wage and Hour Law Failure to Pay Commissions
      Failure to Pay Commissions $250,000.00
    • Harrassment Sex Harassment
      Sex Harassment $137,500.00

      $137,500 for employee who resigned after 4 months of employment

    • Whistleblower Whistleblower
      Whistleblower $150,000.00

      $150,000. Case settled pre-litigation

    • Discrimination Age Discrimination
      Age Discrimination $300,000.00
    • Discrimination Gender Discrimination
      Gender Discrimination $450,000.00

      $450,000 and employee received company automobile valued at $60,000. Case settled pre-litigation

    • Breach of Employment Contract Breach of Employment Contract
      Breach of Employment Contract $200,000.00
    • Wage and Hour Law Denial of Severance Benefits
      Denial of Severance Benefits $590,000.00
    • Discrimination Disability Discrimination
      Disability Discrimination $380,000.00
    • Discrimination Disability Discrimination
      Disability Discrimination $1,000,000

      Disability Discrimination - $40,000/year employee terminated after requesting accommodations

    • Discrimination Disability Discrimination
      Disability Discrimination $175,000.00

      $175,000 plus reinstatement

    • Discrimination Age Discrimination
      Age Discrimination $400,000.00

      $400,000. Case settled pre-litigation

    • Breach of Employment Contract Breach of Employment Contract
      Breach of Employment Contract $1,000,000
    • Discrimination Gender Discrimination
      Gender Discrimination $300,000.00
    • Family and Medical Leave Denial of Family Leave / Associational Discrimination
      Denial of Family Leave / Associational Discrimination $660,000.00

      $660,000, plus $20,000 per year increase in salary and employee kept her job. Case settled pre-litigation

    • Wrongful Termination Wrongful Termination / Whistleblower
      Wrongful Termination / Whistleblower $475,000.00

      employee fired after complaining that employer was defrauding customers -$475,000

    • Breach of Employment Contract Breach of Oral Contract
      Breach of Oral Contract $425,000.00

      $425,000 plus one year of COBRA payments. Case settled pre-litigation

    • Discrimination Gender Discrimination / Equal Pay Act
      Gender Discrimination / Equal Pay Act $165,000.00

      $165,000. Case settled pre-litigation

    • Discrimination National Origin Discrimination
      National Origin Discrimination $290,000.00
    • Discrimination Age Discrimination
      Age Discrimination $650,000.00
    • Harrassment Sexual Harassment
      Sexual Harassment $325,000.00
    • Wrongful Termination Wrongful Termination
      Wrongful Termination $175,000.00

      employee fired after complaining about the business practices of his employer's CEO - $175,000

    • Discrimination Gender Discrimination / retaliation
      Gender Discrimination / retaliation $660,000.00
    • Discrimination Disability Discrimination
      Disability Discrimination $300,000.00
    • Wage and Hour Law Wage & Hour Class Action
      Wage & Hour Class Action $1,850,000

      Wage & Hour Class Action - misclassification of sales employees as independent contractors

    • Discrimination Race and National Origin Discrimination
      Race and National Origin Discrimination $210,000.00
    • Harrassment Male on Male Sexual Harassment
      Male on Male Sexual Harassment $225,000.00
    • Discrimination Pregnancy Discrimination
      Pregnancy Discrimination $200,000.00
    • Discrimination Disability Discrimination
      Disability Discrimination $375,000.00

      Disability Discrimination - $375,000 verdict, plus finding of malice, oppression and fraud. Nimmo v. Montage Hotels & Resorts, LLC, Orange County Superior Court Case No. 30-2009-00117583. Case settled before punitive damage phase of the trial

    • Discrimination Medical Condition (Cancer) Discrimination
      Medical Condition (Cancer) Discrimination $500,000.00

      Medical Condition (Cancer) Discrimination on behalf of employee terminated while undergoing treatment for breast cancer - $500,000