Monday, January 22, 2018

Bustos v. Global P.E.T.

A trial judge committed no abuse of discretion in denying a worker's request for attorney fees after he secured a jury verdict finding his disability--or perceived disability--had been a substantial motivating cause for his termination from his job. An award of attorney's fees is discretionary under Government Code Sec. 12965(b) and it is not beyond reason to conclude that a plaintiff who obtained no monetary or equitable relief was not a "prevailing party" under the Fair Employment and Housing Act.

Bustos v. Global P.E.T. - filed Dec. 22, 2017, publication ordered Jan. 16, 2018, Fourth District, Div. Two
Cite as 2018 S.O.S. 304

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