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Small Victory for Prevailing Employers Following Rejection of a Statutory Offer of Compromise

Recently, a California appeals court ruled that a prevailing defendant can recover fees paid to a plaintiff’s expert witness, rejecting the argument that fees may only be recovered for payments made to the employer/defendant’s own expert.  The case, Chaaban v. Wet Seal, is the first California case to expressly rule on the issue.  In Chaaban,… Continue Reading