Typically, in our court system, we operate under the “American Rule” which means that parties have to pay their own attorneys’ fees in cases, regardless of whether they win or lose.  (Contrast that with the English Rule which is a “loser pays” system.)

But there is one big exception to the American Rule — and

In the court system, we typically follow the "American Rule" which means that each party to the lawsuit pays their own attorneys fees.

In employment discrimination matters (and some others), there are exceptions to that which allow a plaintiff’s attorneys’ fees to be paid by the Defendant-employer if the employer loses the case.

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