Man bites dog: recovering attorney’s fees from vexatious employees
By Ben Gipson, Eric S Beane and John E Fitzsimmons
California has a reputation for employment litigation: it is the state where everyone seems to feel obliged to sue their boss for something.
While some suits have merit and others are understandable, there are suits by current or former employees that have no substance — suits that seem to be designed to do nothing more than cause pain for the employer and gain a nuisance-value settlement.
What is truly news is when the conventions get turned upside-down…
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