Rape Victim Sued for Lawyers Fees

Jamie Leigh Jones was one of several women who worked for KBR (and former parent company Halliburton) who report they were raped, sexually assaulted, or harassed by fellow employees while acting as private contractors for the U.S. government in Iraq.  Jones had sought damages against KBR but last month, a jury rejected her claims. The… Learn More »

What About Frivolous Defenses?

Much has been made in the media in recent years about the so-called “frivolous lawsuit” and citations to the McDonald case or more recently to the D.C.-area Judge suing for millions for his dry-cleaning. On a basic level the “frivolous lawsuit” is non-existent or at most an endangered species.  The reality is that plaintiff’s trial… Learn More »