UVA Whistleblower Nets Award In FCA Suit Over Health Grant

Law360, New York (October 16, 2012, 2:59 PM EDT) -- A Virginia federal jury on Friday awarded a former University of Virginia scientist $819,000 in his False Claims Act suit accusing two university administrators of retaliating against him for blowing the whistle on alleged misuse of a National Institutes of Health grant.

The jury awarded former U.Va. scientist Dr. Weihua Huang $500,000 in compensatory damages and about $320,000 in wages lost after accusing university professor Dr. Ming D. Li and Dr. Bankole A. Johnson, chairman of the university’s department of psychiatry and neurobehavioral science, of declining...
To view the full article, register now.



Case Information

Case Title

Huang v. The Rector and Visitors of the University of Virginia et al

Case Number



Virginia Western

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Jobs


Norman K. Moon

Date Filed

August 2, 2011

Law Firms

Government Agencies

UK Financial Services

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Financial Services Coverage

Financial Services Law360 UK provides breaking news and analysis on the financial sector. Coverage includes UK and European Union policy, enforcement, and litigation involving banks, asset management firms, and other financial services organizations.