Whistleblower Fights Trinity's Bid For New Guardrails Trial

By Daniel Langhorne (July 27, 2015, 10:25 PM EDT) -- A whistleblower slammed Trinity Industries Inc.'s motion for a new trial Friday following a $663 million False Claims Act verdict that found the company defrauded the U.S. government by selling defective guardrails, saying Trinity continues to misstate the issues under dispute.

Whistleblower Joshua Harman dismissed Trinity's claims that the award was excessive and the verdict did not follow the evidence, saying the court had already dismissed those arguments. Harman claimed Trinity waited too late to present the results of a March report issued in part by the Federal Highway Administration showing the company's ET Plus guardrail system passed government crash tests....

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