Lucasfilm Lost Case Over Pregnancy Discrimination | DC Metro Area Personal Injury Law Blog

By Catherine Bertram

The Associated Press reported, the company founded by ”Star Wars” creator George Lucas has lost a pregnancy bias suit filed by a woman who contended a job offer was subsequently withdrawn when she disclosed she was pregnant.  The jury awarded Julie Veronese $113,800 in damages after hearing all of the evidence.  The jury awarded Ms. Veronese $93,800 for lost wages and $20,000 for emotional distress. It rejected a request for punitive damages.