Whistleblower Suit To Proceed Against Alterra

Law360, New York (September 4, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Alterra Healthcare Corp., a provider of assisted living residences, has lost a bid for summary judgment in a whistleblower suit brought by a former employee who claims she was terminated weeks after making a complaint to a state agency.

Judge Thomas L. Ludington of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan on Tuesday refused to grant summary judgment to Alterra, finding that a jury could reach the conclusion that Alterra’s termination of a resident assistant was causally related to her complaint about patient...
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