Bechtel Gets URS Worker's Whistleblower Suit Booted

Law360, New York (January 11, 2012, 8:23 PM EST) -- A Washington state judge on Monday dismissed a suit brought against Bechtel National Inc. by an engineer for government contractor URS Corp. who was allegedly demoted for raising safety concerns at a nuclear site commissioned by Bechtel.

Judge Craig J. Matheson granted a motion for summary judgment from Bechtel and a company employee and ex-employee who served as defendants, tossing with prejudice a suit filed by Walter L. Tamosaitis, who was once the research and technology manager at the Hanford Nuclear Site in Washington state. The...
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