Harassed Chrysler Worker Asks 7th Circ. To Restore $4M Award

Law360, Chicago (April 13, 2012, 4:06 PM EDT) -- A Chrysler Group LLC pipe fitter told the Seventh Circuit on Friday that the $3.5 million in punitive damages a jury awarded him in his hostile work environment suit should be reinstated, as trial evidence showed the carmaker ignored much of the anonymous harassment against its employee.

Deanne S. Medina of Medina Law, an attorney for Otto May Jr., told a three-judge panel that an Illinois federal court erred when it vacated the punitive damages award in favor of her client in July, damages that Chrysler...
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