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May 2, 2017

Nelson Hardiman Settles Whistleblower Lawsuit on Behalf of Addiction Treatment Facility

Nelson Hardiman Settles Whistleblower Lawsuit on Behalf of Addiction Treatment FacilityNelson Hardiman partner Zach Rothenberg and associate Kathryn Russo settled a potential large whistle-blower lawsuit on behalf of an addiction treatment facility. In addition to potential false claims act violations, a former employee alleged a hostile work environment (constructive discharge) and retaliation. Sensing an opportunity with an eager plaintiff, Nelson Hardiman proposed an unusual pre-filing mediation, which resulted in a quick settlement for a fraction of the original demand amount.

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