Valerie's civil lawsuit against Noah begins with her taking the witness stand testifying about that night. But Noah's attorney viciously cross-examines her by making use of Valerie's sordid past to discredit her. Then Brandon, Kelly, David, and Steve individually take the witness stand and testify against Valerie, despite her attorney who tries to put a reasonable doubt on them. But the final nail is when Noah's defense receives a mortal blow when the real culprit, Josh, unexpectedly takes the witness stand and testifies against Noah with details about "his" version of what happened the Valentine's Day night with Valerie at the After Dark. Meanwhile, Donna's addiction to pain pills spins out of control when she begins stealing pills from her father's medicine cabinet at his clinic while she also combats work pressure by plagiarizing another co-worker's ideas for her newest designs. Also, a record company executive, named Frank Saunders, wants to sign on David for a record deal... but ...
Did You Know?
In the opening scene, there was a shot of the "Beverly Hills Municipal Court". Municipal courts do not handle civil suits, only municipal cases like traffic and municipal ordinance violations. Civil suits are a county court's jurisdiction and anything over $25,000 would be handled in California Superior Court for the County of Los Angeles, like this $10,000,000 suit. See more
[to Brandon, Kelly and Steve outside the courtroom
I'm usually the one who is attacked for betraying our friendships, now look who's betraying whom.
References Law & Order