Wright VS DCFS

Employee Gets Job Back and State Pays Over $500,000 for Retaliating because of Court Testimony

Wright v. DCFS, et al., 40 F.3d 1492 (7th Cir. 1994) Patricia Benassi was plaintiff’s counsel in a First Amendment and retaliation claim by DCFS caseworker who was terminated for testifying in state court. The employee was reinstated and Defendants paid over $500,000.00. (1997)