Allan Favish is a Los Angeles-based attorney whose focus is on General Insurance Defense and Litigation Insurance Coverage/Reinsurance & Bad Faith Litigation. A UCLA graduate, he received his J.D. at Hastings College of Law in 1981.
In "One Bite at the Apple" (February 3), Jeffrey Rosen writes that, assuming Paula Jones's allegations are true, he does not think her charges against President Clinton "should be legally actionable" and that a judge "could dismiss" her case "on a motion for summary judgment."
Paula Jones' lawsuit against President Bill Clinton included claims under federal civil rights laws and a claim under Arkansas tort law for intentional infliction of emotional distress. This article only discusses the latter claim.