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

Law360, New York (February 7, 2012, 4:27 PM EST) -- The First Circuit on Tuesday revived a suit by a former Aggregate Industries Inc. employee who claims he was fired for his role in helping to secure a $50 million settlement in a False Claims Act suit over a concrete company's work on Boston's Big Dig project.

A three-judge panel vacated the dismissal of Joseph Harrington's suit and remanded it to district court, concluding that the circumstances of his firing are open to legitimate question and didn't warrant summary judgment motion in favor of Aggregate, which...
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