SUPPORT THE CHUNGS: FIGHT FRIVOLOUS LAWSUITS : Help support the victims of lawsuit abuse.

Fundraising event on Tuesday, July 24th, 6:00-7:30pm, co-hosted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Institute for Legal Reform and the American Tort Reform Association.

The Case

  • The Claim

    A pair of pants misplaced in 2005 and recovered days later leads to a two-year litigation nightmare for the owners of a neighborhood drycleaning shop. The plaintiff claims that "Satisfaction Guaranteed" and "Same Day Service" signs posted in the shop were misleading.

  • The Defendants

    Jin Chung, Soo Chung and Ki Chung, owners of Custom Cleaners

  • The Amount

    Over $54 million sued for

  • Cost to the Chungs

    This suit has cost the Chungs dearly in terms of defense costs, years of stress and time away from their family and business.

How You Can Help

Send a strong message in support of the Chungs and against frivolous lawsuits. Your donation of $75 or more is your ticket to a cocktail reception at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Or make a donation in any amount to the Chungs' Legal Defense Fund.

Checks can be made out to: Custom Cleaners Defense Fund and sent c/o Manning and Sossamon, 1532 Sixteenth St. NW, Washington, DC 20036.

Fundraising Event

Levels of Support


Donor $75
(one ticket to reception)
Contributor $250
(two tickets to reception*)
Sponsor $1,000
(five tickets to reception*)
Leader $5,000
(five tickets to reception*)
(no tickets to the reception, I just want to make a donation)


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Help raise support for the Chungs by running banner ads for the fundraiser on your website.

Download a printable PDF flyer to promote the fundraiser.

To learn more about the facts of the case, visit this page created by the Chungs' attorneys, Manning & Sossamon law firm.

For any inquiries or comments regarding Custom Cleaners, the Chungs or the case, contact their attorneys at:

Manning & Sossamon
1532 Sixteenth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 387-2228 (voice)
(202) 387-2229 (fax)

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*At the Contributor level and above, we will recognize you as a supporter on this Web site and at the fundraising event. Sponsor and Leader level supporters will also get additional visibility and recognition at the event. We will respect the wishes of individuals and corporations that wish to remain anonymous.

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