Employers Could Gain Leverage In Calif. Court Costs Fight

Law360, San Diego (October 21, 2013, 10:52 PM EDT) -- The California Supreme Court last week accepted a disability bias case against a fire district in order to consider whether a prevailing employer needs to show a state-law employment suit was frivolous before it can recover litigation costs, and lawyers say a finding that such proof is unnecessary would give employers leverage in settling worker disputes.

The state high court on Wednesday granted a retired Chino Valley, Calif., fire captain’s petition for review after a California appeals court in July affirmed that defendants that prevail in...
To view the full article, register now.

UK Financial Services

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Financial Services Coverage

Financial Services Law360 UK provides breaking news and analysis on the financial sector. Coverage includes UK and European Union policy, enforcement, and litigation involving banks, asset management firms, and other financial services organizations.