Significant Verdicts And Settlements

Employment Law Firm With A Reputation For Success

As an employee, your rights are protected under Texas and federal employment law. When your employer infringes on these rights, the results can be devastating. However, by law, you may seek compensation from your employer for discrimination, harassment, and other rights violations.

Allen employment attorney Dan A. Atkerson has over 38 years of experience representing employees wronged by their employers. Our employment law firm has a record of success with cases involving businesses both large and small and has even faced down several Fortune 500 companies. Our clients come from all over the North Texas area, including Dallas, Allen, Plano, McKinney, and Frisco.

In addition to providing services for clients seeking an employment lawyer in Dallas, our law firm also represents victims of personal injury. The team at our labor attorney's office in Allen, TX, has succeeded in procuring many million-dollar verdicts for victims of personal injury in a wide variety of circumstances. These include car accident injuries, burn injuries, nursing home negligence, medical malpractice, and wrongful death cases. The following are just a few of our significant verdicts and settlements relating to employment law and personal injury.

Significant Verdicts and Settlements in Employment Law—amounts shown below went directly to the client after payment of attorney fees and expenses

  • $165,000 – Severance agreement – breach by employer
  • $165,000 – Sexual harassment against paralegal
  • $150,000 – Retaliatory discharge of manager after objecting to illegal acts
  • $110,000 – Sexual stereotyping against gay manager with prior alcoholism
  • $86,000 – Retaliatory discharge re workplace safety complaints
  • $75,000 – Employee laid off with Parkinson’s Disease
  • $72,000 – National origin discrimination against manager
  • $67,000 – Older employee terminated while on FMLA leave
  • $60,000 – Sexual harassment of employee by supervisor
  • $60,000 – Termination of employee with cancer requesting to work from home
  • $60,000 – Age discrimination against older employee
  • $60,000 – Gender discrimination against salesperson
  • $60,000 – Unpaid compensation claim for female engineer
  • $56,000 – Property manager terminated with arthritis
  • $54,000 – Termination of older sales rep
  • $50,000 – Race discrimination against university professor
  • $50,000 – Age discrimination against salesperson
  • $50,000 – Sexual harassment against female employee
  • $48,000 – Age/race discrimination against manager
  • $45,000 – Sexual harassment against salesperson
  • $42,000 – Age/race discrimination against manager
  • $40,000—Unequal pay claim for female employee
  • $35,000 – FMLA and ADA violations against manager
  • $33,000 – Sexual harassment against employee
  • $31,000 – Age discrimination against older employee
  • $30,000 – FMLA violations against salesperson
  • $26,000 – Severance package for manager diagnosed with bipolar depression
  • $26,000 – Employee terminated after taking FMLA leave to care for mother
  • $25,000 – Injury damages due to hazing of employee
  • $20,000 – Short-term employee terminated after being assaulted on job
  • $20,000 – Race discrimination against salesperson
  • $20,000 – Disability discrimination against school district clerk
  • $18,000 – Sex discrimination against female salesperson

Significant Verdicts and Settlements in Personal Injury—amounts shown below went directly to the client after payment of attorney fees and expenses

  • $1,900,000 – Closed head brain injury – auto accident
  • $1,100,000 – Residential gas tank explosion – burn injuries
  • $500,000 – Passenger plane crash injuries – pilot error
  • $380,000 – Nursing home resident – fire ant bites
  • $330,000 – Defective pain drug – breast cancer
  • $180,000 – Sexual abuse – church minister
  • $165,000 – Medical malpractice – failure to place pacemaker
  • $150,000 – Wrongful death – drunk driver
  • $150,000 – Medical malpractice – spinal surgery
  • $110,000 – Medical malpractice – suture left in bowel
  • $90,000 – Rear-end collision – neck injury
  • $90,000 – Daycare student – flagpole injury to arm
  • $90,000 – School student – injuries on school bus
  • $60,000 – Hit-and-run auto accident – hip injury
  • $60,000 – Rear-end collision – neck injury
  • $60,000 – Underinsured motorist claim – back injury
  • $30,000 – Damages due to real estate agent negligence
  • $30,000 – Soft tissue injuries in automobile accident
  • $20,000 – Neck injuries – rear-end automobile collision
  • $20,000 – Rotator cuff injury – fall in restaurant with wet floor
  • $15,000 – Slip and fall – broken ankle in amusement park

Questions About Your Rights? Call Our Allen Employment Law Firm Today

When you suffer from employment law violations or personal injury in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, you need aggressive, dedicated representation from an attorney with a reputation for success. For his entire career, employment attorney Dan Atkerson has fought hard for victims of labor law violations and personal injury. His practice is based in Allen, but Dan represents clients from across North Texas. His past clients include residents of Plano, Frisco, McKinney, Richardson, North Dallas and more. If you believe your rights have been violated at work, or you have suffered injuries due to negligence, call our employment law firm at (214) 383-3606, or fill out our online contact form here.

Dan Atkerson

Law Offices of Dan A. Atkerson

Dan A. Atkerson has been protecting the rights of North Texas employees for over nearly four decades. He is affiliated with several prestigious legal organizations, including: 

  • The State Bar of Texas
  • The Dallas Bar Association
  • The United States Court of Appeals Fifth Circuit
  • Texas Supreme Court and all Texas trial and appellate courts
  • Texas federal courts for the Northern and Eastern Districts of Texas

Through aggressive, knowledgeable representation, he has helped clients all over the state reach significant verdicts and settlements. To schedule a consultation at our law firm, request an appointment online or call us at (214) 383-3606.

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