139 F.Supp.3d 1170
United States District Court,
Fernando MEDINA, et al., Plaintiffs,
AND TRANSLATORS, INC., Defendant.
Case Nos. 12cv0460 JM(MDD), 13cv1891
JM(MDD), 13cv1892 JM(MDD).
Signed Oct. 13, 2015.
Background: Employees of translation services provider brought action against employer, alleging violations of the Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA), as well as claims for civil conspiracy and negligent misrepresentation. Following jury trial, judgment was entered in favor of employees in the amount of $2,632,000. Employer moved for judgment notwithstanding the verdict, for a new trial, and to stay execution of the judgment, and employees moved for an award of attorney fees.
In conclusion, the court denies the Rule 50 motion for judgment notwithstanding the verdict, denies the Rule 59 motion for new trial, awards attorneys' fees and costs in the amount of $916,998.37 and $21,824.15, respectively, and denies the ex parte application to stay execution of the judgment.
IT IS SO ORDERED.