Discrimination lawsuits against employers are up -- a sign of the current hard times. But in any times, reports legal journalist Jonathan Glater, they're tough to win.
America is the land of lawsuits -- or, as some call it, the legal lottery. Both individuals like Lilly Ledbetter and groups such as employees at Wal-Mart routinely sue their employers for alleged discrimination. Most attorneys provide complimentary consultations to assess if your case is worth pursuing as an official lawsuit.