Tag Archives: litigation

Abuse of process and damages claims

In discussions on the DJs sexual harassment case, I have seen a tendency for people to excuse Fraser-Kirk’s $37M claim for punitive damages. The idea seems to be, “Well, they treated her outrageously; why should she not make an outrageous damages claim against them? After all, it’s small change for them.” This post is an […]

Nobody Loves Me

Well, I thought I’d insert a gratuitous Portishead clip here of the song Sour Times from the Dummy album, which probably shows my age. (Now cross-posted at Online Opinion – 7 September 2009) This post is about why people don’t like lawyers. It has been inspired by a post at the Volokh Conspiracy which explores […]