EEOC Tells 8th Circ. It Prevailed In $5M CRST Fee Battle

Law360, New York (January 16, 2014, 8:51 PM EST) -- The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission urged the Eighth Circuit Thursday not to force the agency to cover nearly $5 million in legal costs CRST Van Expedited Inc. incurred defending a sexual harassment case, insisting that a $50,000 settlement made the EEOC the prevailing party.

The EEOC lodged a brief asking the appeals court to reverse a trial court judgment from August that left the agency on the hook for $4.7 million in attorneys' fees and expenses CRST racked up fighting claims the court said were...
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Case Information

Case Title

EEOC v. CRST Van Expedited, Inc.

Case Number



Appellate - 8th Circuit

Nature of Suit

2442 Jobs

Date Filed

October 1, 2013

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