Ill. Cancer Hospital Hit With Whistleblower Suit

Law360, New York (November 6, 2009, 5:34 PM EST) -- The Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, Ill., has been hit with a whistleblower action from a former employee alleging she was fired in retaliation for her repeated warnings that the Carle Hospital and the Carle Clinic had violated federal regulations intended to protect cancer patients enrolled as subjects in clinical trials.

Dr. Suzanne Stratton, a former vice president of research at the hospital, filed her complaint against the Carle Clinic Association, Carle Foundation Hospital CEO James Leonard, Carle Clinic CEO Bruce Wellman and Carle Clinic Cancer...
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