DC Can't Shake Whistleblower's Retaliation Suit

Law360, New York (June 7, 2011, 1:19 PM EDT) -- A Washington judge on Monday denied the District of Columbia's bid to dismiss a False Claims Act suit brought by a former municipal technology employee alleging retaliation for reporting the mishandling of federal funds.

U.S. District Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly agreed with plaintiff Theresa Weston Saunders, a former employee in the district's Office of the Chief Technology Officer, that a three-year statute of limitations applied to the case, rather than a one-year statute, as the district had argued.

Judge Kollar-Kotelly said there was some reason to believe...
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