"I think they dodged a bullet," said Jeffrey Winikow, attorney for the California Employment Lawyers Association, which argued in favor of the plaintiff, Amaani Lyle.
, whose organization argued in her
favor, said that while the "Friends" case may not been the ideal test for challenging Hollywood, he
vowed other instances would arise.
While the nature of "Friends" content often was sexually oriented, writers" rooms even at shows geared toward families still are of a bawdy nature.
"It was a horrible test case for me," Winikow
admitted."But it"s a starting point for the legal analysis of future cases."This story was supplied by MarketWatch.For further information see www.marketwatch.com.