Entries by Jason A. Lee, Esq.

$490,000.00 Settlement Reached in Sexual Harassment case

A large national company paid a settlement of $490,000.00 to settle a sexual harassment case that was litigated for almost two years by attorney Jason Lee.  There were numerous motions, depositions and lengthy discovery completed in the case in order to maximize the value of the case for our client.  Our client reviewed our legal […]

Significant Multi Six Figure Settlement Reached in Upskirt Photos Case!

Attorney Jason Lee recently successfully concluded a case against a major national retailer for a situation where our client had upskirt photos taken of her while shopping.  This case was heavily litigated and resulted in a very significant settlement for our client.  Our client provided the following review of Attorney Jason Lee: I contacted several lawyers […]

Another Significant Sexual Harassment Settlement for Client

We recently obtained a significant sexual harassment settlement for a case pending in Davidson County, Tennessee.  This case was litigated including extensive written discovery and document production.  Also, multiple depositions were taken, putting significant pressure on the employer to answer for their sexually harassing behavior.  This resulted in a very significant settlement award that was […]

Six-Figure Settlement Obtained for Client in Sexual Harassment Case Against National Employer

We recently obtained a very significant six-figure settlement against a large national employer in a severe sexual harassment case.  This case was settled prior to the filing of a lawsuit.  The facts and evidence were clearly outlined and provided to the employer and they settled in order to avoid a lawsuit.  Our client provided the […]

Significant Sexual Harassment Settlement Obtained for Client Against Construction Company

We obtained a very significant settlement for our client in a severe sexual harassment case against a construction company.  The terms of the settlement are confidential, however, our client obtained a very significant monetary settlement rightbefore trial.  This case was heavily litigated through depositions and motions for summary judgment in order to maximize the value […]

Federal Court Denies Motion for Summary Judgment Against Burrow Lee, PLLC Client in Sexual Harassment Case

In a significant sexual harassment case against a middle Tennessee employer, the employer filed a motion for summary judgment to try to dismiss the core sexual harassment and sexually hostile work environment case.  We defended against this motion for summary judgment, pointing out to the court, the extensive sexual harassment of our client.  This sexual […]

Workers Compensation Appeals Panel Upholds Rejection of Permanent Total Disability Claim By Trial Court

Burrow Lee, PLLC defended General Motors in a workers compensation case where the employee sought permanent total disability benefits at trial (James Harrison v. General Motors, LLC).  This could have led to an award of in excess of $400,000.00 in disability benefits.  We successfully defended the case at trial and the employee was only awarded […]

Tennessee Caps on Damages for Sexual Harassment Cases

Tennessee sexual harassment cases that are brought against an employer are governed by the Tennessee Human Rights Act. The underlying basis for claims against an employer for sexual harassment fall under the provision in T.C.A. § 4-21-401 that provides that it is a discriminatory practice for an employer to “fail or refuse to hire or […]

$1.5+ Million Dollar Verdict Obtained in Sexual Harassment Case Against Tennessee Doctor

In 2017 we went to trial on a case for our client in a sexual harassment/sexually hostile work environment case.  This was a 3 day trial in Rutherford County, Tennessee.  The Jury provided a verdict over $2.3 Million dollars (that was reduced to $1.5+ Million dollars by statute) against the medical clinic and the doctor.  […]

Tennessee Tort of “Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress”

Tennessee has the tort of Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress which is an important cause of action that allows a plaintiff to recover damages when the conduct of the defendant is outrageous. There are very specific requirements for a plaintiff to be able to prove this cause of action in court. In order to support […]