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Beverly Grant’s Legal Cases

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  • Paty v. Puget Sound National Bank

    Practice Area:
    Sexual Harassment
    Date:
    Jul 05, 1984
    Outcome:
    Jury award of $600,000(later reduced on appeal) Largest award at the time in the state for a single plaintiff who had been sexually harassed.
    Description:
    Plaintiff worked for the bank and was told the only way she could get ahead was to sleep with management. Puget Sound National Bank was the third largest bank in the state. It is now known as Key Bank.
  • Lizee v State of Washington, DSHS et al

    Practice Area:
    Sexual Harassment
    Date:
    Apr 07, 2003
    Outcome:
    Case settled for nearly $800,000. CEO & Green were fired.
    Description:
    Plaintiff was a 50ish old female who was being sexually harassed by the President of the Washington State Employees Union and supervisor, Barrett Green. The attorney found over 20 women that had been harassed by him for over a decade without any corrective action being taken by WSH officials and the State. CEO of Western State Hospital,, was fired along with Barrett Green. Many state employees who were retired were fearful of retaliation being taken against their relatives who were current employees and initially were afraid to testify. Several other lawsuits followed with similar results as a result of the courage of Lizee. The retaliation was systemic up through the supervisor that the CEO reported to who was in collusion with an Union Representative. Lizee was stripped of her duties, placed in a hallway without support staff and ridiculed.
  • ROBERT LARSEN AUTOMOTIVE GROUP

    Practice Area:
    Discrimination
    Date:
    Jan 01, 2002
    Outcome:
    $1.15 million to plaintiffs plus an additional $750,000 set aside for potential claims
    Description:
    Current and former Afro Americans supervisors and managers who intervened in EEOC's suit, brought charges of race and sex disrimination, sexual harassment and a hostile work environment. Racial epithets would be prevalent in the work place and often on the dealership intercom heard by the public. At that time Robert Larson Automotive Group was the third largest dealership in Washington state, grossing over $43 million a year.
  • Monique Long v. Fred Savage (Wonder Years), et al

    Practice Area:
    Sexual Harassment
    Date:
    Jan 01, 1994
    Outcome:
    Case was settled for an undisclosed amount
    Description:
    Plaintiff was a wardrobe costumer working for the actor, Fred Savage. She was in her early 30's and Fred was 16 at the time and was one of the highest paid actors, grossing $75,000 a week. Long claimed inappropriate sexual working environment. Her claim survived 12 demurrers from law firms such as Paul Hastings et al, Howard Weitzman, Esq., as there was sufficient evidence not to dismiss the case based upon sworn declarations.