Category Archives: Wrongful termination

New State Whistleblower Case Emphasizes the Disclosure, not Motivation

The Court of Appeals just released a decision reinstating a state employee’s wrongful termination case.  Tyson Lawson, a member of the Bowie State University Police Department objected to an arrest that he believed was constitutionally defective.  He was fired for violating the chain of command in his reporting of the incident and his suspicions.  He...
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Wrongful Termination is a Narrow Path in the Thickets

The Maryland Court of Appeals turned down an employee seeking damages after her employer terminated her.  Debra Parks, a sales representative for a pharmaceutical firm, contended that she was fired in retaliation for her complaints about the company’s illegal marketing activities about a new pain drug, including the company’s alleged failure to tell the Food...
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