Cleveland Beats Whistleblower Suit Over Airport Pollution

Law360, New York (October 1, 2012, 7:47 PM EDT) -- A federal judge on Friday threw out a whistleblower lawsuit alleging that the city of Cleveland lied to the federal government about pollution at a city airport in order to cash in on federal funds, finding that he already made the claims in an earlier lawsuit.

U.S. District Judge Solomon Oliver Jr. said Pram Nguyen could not bring claims related to the use of deicing fluid because he already had brought those claims in an earlier lawsuit that was dismissed. Nguyen had sued under the False...
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