Mo. Jury Awards $11M To Ex-UBS Worker For Harassment
Law360, New York (May 4, 2011, 9:18 PM EDT) -- A Missouri jury on Tuesday awarded a former UBS Financial Services Inc. employee $10.6 million in damages after she was allegedly fired for complaining about sexual harassment on the job.
Following a three-week trial in Jackson County court, the jury awarded Carla Ingraham $350,000 for the alleged sexual harassment, $242,000 for the retaliatory firing and $10 million in punitive damages.
"UBS is disappointed in this verdict," UBS said in a statement. "The firm does not tolerate sexual harassment of any kind against an employee, and prohibits any form of retaliation against an employee who may file a complaint under the UBS...
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