You may receive many different remedies if you win an employment case. For example, you may recover back wages and benefits from the date of the illegal act (i.e., firing date) to the date trial is over and front pay which is lost wages for some time into the future as decided at trial. You also may receive compensatory damages such as emotional distress. In some cases, you may receive punitive damages if your employer’s conduct was especially bad. Finally, the court may award you the attorney fees and costs that were incurred for you to win.