Burden of Truth - Episode Guide

Season 1

Pilot

Episode: 1x01 | Airdate: Jan 10, 2018

Pilot

When it's suspected that her big-pharma client's vaccine has caused a mysterious illness affecting a handful of teenaged girls, high-powered attorney, Joanna Hanley, returns to her hometown of Millwood to quickly and quietly settle the case. But when she's forced to go up against an old friend from high school, she begins to second guess the choices she's made along the path to partnership in her father's prestigious big city law firm. A turn in the case reveals that her client is not at fault, but rather than return home with another easy win, Joanna decides to stay and dig into a case she believes could turn into a profitable class action law suit.

The Ties That Bind

Episode: 1x02 | Airdate: Jan 17, 2018

The Ties That Bind

Joanna faces questions about her family's departure while attempting to convince the locals that she has switched sides.

Still Waters

Episode: 1x03 | Airdate: Jan 24, 2018

Still Waters

Joanna gets a hydrologist to come test the soil so she and Billy can narrow down their list of suspects.

Family Ties

Episode: 1x04 | Airdate: Jan 31, 2018

Family Ties

Joanna and Billy believe the steel mill and its owner are responsible for the barrels; Joanna questions everything her father told her.

Witch Hunt

Episode: 1x05 | Airdate: Feb 28, 2018

Witch Hunt

The sick girls and their families are faced with the mill employees who are worried about losing their jobs.

Devil in the Dessert

Episode: 1x06 | Airdate: Mar 7, 2018

Devil in the Dessert

As threats against Joanna and Billy escalate, Joanna digs her heels in on the case. Relying on the expert testimony of a respected neuropsychologist, Joanna expects he'll prove once and for all that the girls have been poisoned.

Ducks on the Pond

Episode: 1x07 | Airdate: Mar 14, 2018

Ducks on the Pond

Stuck in Millwood without a case and no longer having a firm to return home to, Joanna is at loose ends on what to do next. While she toys with the idea of taking an offer at another firm, Billy works to get their case reinstated without much success.

Hang Together

Episode: 1x08 | Airdate: Mar 28, 2018

Hang Together

New leads bring Joanna and Billy to make the horrific discovery of a massive dumpsite on farmland near the school. Joanna's father takes over as lead counsel and it becomes clear that they're running out of time.

Home to Roost

Episode: 1x09 | Airdate: Apr 4, 2018

Home to Roost

With Joanna disqualified and the clock running out on Billy, who'll have to face Joanna's father alone, Joanna must think outside the box if they want to win this.

Cause in Fact

Episode: 1x10 | Airdate: Apr 4, 2018

Cause in Fact

Using the law to her advantage, Joanna gets herself reinstated on a technicality and plays her trump card. When it isn't enough to elicit a settlement offer, Joanna makes things personal.