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Novartis Class Awarded $250 Million in Punitive Damages
Date:5/19/2010

trying to earn an honest living. But when corporations do discriminate, this jury's verdict proves that enforcing equal employment rights in the court works. Bad employers beware!"

Judge Colleen McMahon now has the opportunity to order Novartis to change its policies and procedures to prevent future discriminatory behavior. Judge McMahon also will award backpay to the entire class at a later date to make up for the lost earnings Novartis wrongfully denied its female employees. 

Significantly, in separate proceedings, compensatory damages also will be decided for each member of the class that opts-in, to include monetary damages for the pain and suffering caused by Novartis' discriminatory acts. 

The class includes female sales representatives who worked for the drug giant between 2002 and 2007.  Thirteen of them testified during the five-week trial in the class action originally filed in 2004 (Amy Velez et al., vs. Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation 04 Civ. 09194.)

Novartis was created in 1996 through a merger of Ciba-Geigy and Sandoz pharmaceutical companies. Headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, the company had 2009 sales of $44.3 billion.

Sanford Wittels & Heisler is a law firm with offices in Washington, D.C., New York, and San Francisco that specializes in employment discrimination, wage and hour, consumer and complex corporate class action litigation and has represented thousands of individuals in some of the major class action cases in the United States. The firm also represents individual clients i
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