Entries by Jason A. Lee, Esq.

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 […]

Significant Car Accident Settlement for Client with Serious Injuries

We successfully negotiated and obtained a substantial settlement for a client with serious injuries from a car accident in Middle Tennessee.  He experienced residual pain and long term problems from this accident.   Pursuant to his request, we were able to negotiate a fair settlement before we were required to file the lawsuit. This clients review […]

Obtained Life Insurance Proceeds for Client in Dispute Over Beneficiary in Federal Court

We obtained a successful result for our client in a life insurance proceeds dispute in Federal Court.  Our client was in a dispute over the identity of the appropriate beneficiary for the life insurance proceeds.  We filed for summary judgment requesting the court to agree with our client’s position that he was the appropriate beneficiary […]

Obtained Summary Judgment for Landlord on Premises Liability Case Where Plaintiff Lost His Leg

We were able to litigate a very serious premises liability injury case against our Landlord client where the plaintiff fell from a height and lost his leg.  Our client was dismissed on summary judgment because the Landlord was not legally responsible for the injury of the Plaintiff.