Not-so-Cool Cooler Scuffle Leads to Federal Lawsuit

Bill Bransford, partner at Shaw Bransford & Roth P.C., joined Federal News Radio's Federal Drive program to discuss the feasibility of suing coworkers in the federal government. The interview is available here.

Excerpt: A federal employee sues his co-workers after an incident involving a water cooler and one of his superiors. Timothy Toms says his coworkers violated his constitutional rights after his superior moved a public water cooler into her office. Toms was fired after a physical scuffle over the issue and then he sued ... and lost ... twice! So how difficult is it to sue the people you work with? Bill Bransford, partner at Shaw, Bransford, Veilleux, and Roth, joins us for our Legal Loop with the facts.

Source: Federal News Radio