An age discrimination victim has earned a $992,500 verdict reports the El Paso Times, "Jury Has Awarded Almost $1 Million In Age Discrimination Case." Fred Jackson claimed that Host International, Inc. fired him because of his age, 57, in 2007. Included among his evidence was the following:
- a statement by his supervisor that he had a good salary "for a person your age"
- his supervisor also told him that the higher salaries of younger employees were intended to attract "younger, talented people"
Lexington, Kentucky employment lawyer Robert L. Abell represents individual employees in age discrimination cases.
Source: El Paso Times