Atty Says NJ City Suspended Him For Whistleblowing

Law360, New York (March 5, 2014, 8:25 PM EST) -- Paterson, N.J., and its mayor were hit last month in New Jersey court with a whistleblower suit filed by the city’s corporation counsel, who said he was suspended and denied pay after raising concerns about millions of dollars in illegal health insurance payments.

Paul Forsman filed suit against Paterson, its Mayor Jeffery Jones and its business administrator Charles Thomas on Feb. 21, saying city officials have denied him his salary for a year based on a suspension purportedly linked to an administratively derived ineligibility to practice...
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