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Case Summary

5000 Code of Civil Procedure § 1033, subdivision (a), which grants trial courts discretion to deny costs to plaintiffs who bring unlimited civil cases but recover damages available in limited civil cases, applies to attorneys' fees in suits brought under FEHA; therefore, where an employee sued his employer for discrimination, retaliation, and harassment but prevailed only on the retaliation claim and was awarded damages available in a limited civil action, the trial court did not abuse its discretion by denying the employee's attorney fee request.

Citation

CHAVEZ v CITY OF LOS ANGELES (Fees in Limited Civil Case) 47 C4 970 [See Gov Code § 12965(b) (FEHA); CCP § 1033]

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