"Jamgotchian offered to settle the case and it was a matter of weighing the cost of settling or going to trial," Miller explained. "It would have been very expensive for the board to go to trial."
( Miller is the general counsel for the CHRB )
Responding in an e-mail, Jamgotchian, a longtime CHRB critic and litigant against the board over a variety of issues, wrote: "The CHRB wasted over $200,000 in state funds on this case which was caused solely by (former CHRB executive director) Ingrid Fermin and (former board chairman) Richard Shapiro's protection of their rogue steward, George Slender.
I wonder at what point over the past 5 years they figured out that they this lawsuit was costing more than it could be
settled for ?
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