Fired Complainer Awarded $23 million – Daily Journal

Case in Focus: “Litigators’ Strategy Successful Appeal Opened the Way for Punitives” Verdict: $23.1 million Case/Number: Nabil Darghous v. Johnson Controls Inc./ BC134624 Court/Date: L.A. Superior Central West/August 28 Judge: F. Ray Bennett, Dept. 308 Disbursement: $4.4 million (retaliation, wrongful termination, breach of contract and covenant of good faith); $.5 million (slander); $1.2 million (prejudgment interest); $17 million (punitive).

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