Jackson v. City of Hot Springs et al
AMENDED JUDGMENT in favor of Wayne Jackson against City of Hot Springs in the amount of $135,145.69 and interest at the rate of.17% per annum until paid. Signed by Honorable Robert T. Dawson on March 7, 2013. (tg)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
WESTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
HOT SPRINGS DIVISION
Civ. No. 12-6008
CITY OF HOT SPRINGS
On the 9th day of January 2013, this matter came on for
trial to a duly selected jury consisting of eight members, the
Honorable Robert T. Dawson presiding.
The trial continued until
January 10, 2013, when the case was submitted to the jury on
The jury returned a unanimous verdict finding
that Plaintiff’s use of medical leave was a determining factor
Defendant acted in good faith when it did not hire Plaintiff.
($56,000.00) for lost wages, fringe benefits, etc., and Twenty
Five Thousand Dollars ($25,000.00) for mental anguish, pain and
For the reasons set out in the Court’s previous Order (doc.
contemporaneously herewith, Plaintiff is awarded:
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1. Fifty Six Thousand Dollars ($56,000.00) in damages1;
2. Sixty Thousand Dollars ($60,000.00) as front pay in
lieu of reinstatement;
3. Three Hundred Forty One Dollars and Twenty Five Cents
($341.25) as prejudgment interest2;
4. Eighteen Thousand Sixty Dollars ($18,060.00) for
attorney’s fees; and
5. Seven Hundred Forty Four Dollars and Forty Four Cents
($744.44) for costs.
IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED AND ADJUDGED that Plaintiff Wayne
Jackson should have and recover of and from Defendant City of
Hot Springs $135,145.69, plus interest from the date of this
order until paid at the post-judgment interest rate of .17% per
Each party is to bear its own fees and costs.
judgment on the docket in which to appeal.
IT IS SO ORDERED this 7th day of March, 2013.
/s/ Robert T. Dawson
Robert T. Dawson
United States District Judge
As set out in the order filed contemporaneously, the Court remits the
$25,000.00 awarded for mental anguish, pain and suffering, etc.
Prejudgment interest is calculated as set out in paragraph B of the Court’s
previous Order (doc. 41) and equates to $341.25.
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