Noble: Judge Judith Bartnoff, who earlier this week threw out Roy Pearson's ridiculous $54 million lawsuit over a pair of pants.
An administrative law judge will not be getting $54 million for unsatisfactory service involving a pair of pants that needed alterations.
WASHINGTON A judge ruled today in favor of a dry cleaner who was sued for $54 million over a missing pair of pants in a case that garnered international attention and renewed calls for litigation reform. 12:21 p.m.VIDEOREADERS REACT
A former D.C. administrative law judge who is suing a dry cleaner for $54 million testified yesterday that he thinks a merchant should pay any customer who demands compensation, even if the merchant thinks the customer is lying.
The pants judge told a D.C. Superior Court judge yesterday that, if he is awarded $54 million, he will pay himself $500,000 in lawyer fees, set aside $2 million to ease his mental suffering and use the remaining $51.5 million to start a consumer-protection fund for residents of the city.