Ex-Penn State Coach Gets Another $5M In Whistleblower Row
Law360, New York (November 30, 2016, 4:01 PM EST) -- Former Penn State University football coach Mike McQueary was awarded another $5 million on Wednesday after a state judge credited his claims that his employment with the school ended as a result of his testimony against officials who failed to act on his February 2001 report of a sex abuse incident involving Jerry Sandusky.
Chester County Court of Common Pleas Senior Judge Thomas Gavin concluded that Penn State fired McQueary because he reported Sandusky’s misdeeds and said he deserved $3.974 million for lost wages. The judge also awarded $1 million in noneconomic damages because of harm to his reputation and humiliation....
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