Statistics About The Average Settlement For Harassment Lawsuit

The average settlement for harassment lawsuits in the United States is around $30,000 to $40,000.

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"Less than 2% of sexual harassment cases make it to trial."

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"Roughly 12,000 sexual harassment charges were filed with the EEOC in 2019."

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"Eight out of ten victims of sexual harassment are women."

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"75% of workplace harassment victims experienced retaliation when they spoke up."

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"60% to 75% of workplace harassment incidents go unreported."

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"Around 30%-50% of discrimination cases are settled out of court."

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"In 2017, EEOC secured $126.7 million for victims of harassment."

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"About 44% of sexual harassment claims resulted in a settlement or withdrawal."

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"The EEOC resolved a total of 10,160 charges of sexual harassment in 2019, recovering $68.2 million for victims."

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"The average settlement value for an EEOC lawsuit was $102,500 in 2019."

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"Sexual harassment was named in 35.2 percent of all EEOC charges in 2016."

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"Data showed that 56.3 percent of sexual harassment suits were being dismissed."

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"Harassment lawsuits that went to jury trials resulted in verdicts in favor of plaintiffs 48% of the time."

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"Among the resolved EEOC filed allegations in 2015, 64% of complainants received benefits."

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"Among the benefits received from the resolved cases, around 29% included in monetary benefits."

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"A single plaintiff sexual harassment case by EEOC resulted in a settlement of $2.66 Million in 2018."

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