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Woman sued for firings sues over own removal

A former employee caught up as a co-defendant in an age-discrimination lawsuit against Fleishman-Hillard has in turn filed suit against the company, alleging her own wrongful termination for being a whistleblower. This time as the plaintiff, Jennifer Goldston claims that ...

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Lawsuit faults hospital for late HIV test

A physician whistleblower is suing a Kansas City area hospital authority for allegedly firing him once he complained about a belated HIV test.

The retaliation case involves a doctor who reportedly quit because of other health and safety issues before he was terminated.

Dr. John Carter is accusing the University of Kansas Hospital Authority of breach of contract for not letting him finish 90 days with pay as outlined in his employment agreement, according to the lawsuit recently filed in Jackson County Circuit Court.

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UBS whistleblower gets rewarded with prison time

If he had kept his mouth shut and his head low, Bradley Birkenfeld would be a free man today. He didn’t, so now the former UBS banker wears an electronic bracelet on his ankle and, beginning in January, will spend ...

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Standard could be reviewed

An appeals court has asked the Missouri Supreme Court to hear a case concerning the standard plaintiffs have to prove in whistleblower actions. The Missouri Court of Appeals Eastern District determined that Daniel Margiotta had presented enough evidence to survive summary judgment in his suit against Christian Hospital Northeast Northwest. “In this case, the record contains evidence that would support a finding of exclusive causation as well as evidence that would support a finding that respondents had a valid, non-pretextual reason to fire the appellant,” wrote Chief Judge Nannette Baker, Missouri Court of Appeals Eastern District

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