Update: The Sun Sentinel reports it took the jury two hours to come back with a decision. The jury awarded Mitzel $937,000 – $790,000 in lost wages, $50,000 in punitive damages and $97,000 in future pension losses. Mitzel initially asked for $2 million in lost wages.
WSVN as you might imagine intends to file an appeal
Our tip box has lit up with news that former WSVN medical reporter Marilyn Mitzel just won her age discrimination suit against the station. Mitzel was fired abruptly in 2005 and now a jury in Fort Lauderdale has decided age had to do with her dismissal