When frivolous lawsuits occur how might these cases affect future whistle blowers who have a valid legal claim against their company?
By discouraging them, of course, from investing the time and
effort required to pursue their own grievance with the company. The
outcome of the frivolous lawsuit plays a large part in how the
whistle blowers are affected. It might even encourage them to
pursue their claim if it seems far more legitimate than the legal
one. It might be perceived as a weakness of the company if there
are other consumers also dissatisfied with its services