KBR Demands $2M In Fees From Alleged Rape Victim

Law360, New York (August 23, 2011, 1:30 PM EDT) -- Defense contractor KBR Inc. last week demanded more than $2 million in attorneys' fees and costs from a former employee who claimed she was raped by several co-workers while working for the company in Iraq, saying her claims were frivolous and unfounded.

In a motion filed in Texas federal court, KBR asks for $2 million in fees and $150,000 in costs from Jamie Leigh Jones. They say several of Jones' claims under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act — sexual harassment, hostile work environment and...
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