1st Circ. Mulls Big Dig Relator's Retaliation Suit

Law360, New York (January 10, 2012, 6:44 PM EST) -- The First Circuit on Monday weighed dueling arguments over whether a former Aggregate Industries Inc. employee was fired for his role in helping to secure a $50 million settlement in a False Claims Act suit or for violating company policy by refusing to retake a drug test.

Robert Sinsheimer of Sinsheimer & Associates urged a three-judge panel during oral arguments to revive his client Joseph Harrington's suit on the grounds that his termination was retaliation for his work as relator in a FCA suit over the...
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