- evidence consisted of internal documents suggesting the company may have shipped pipe that failed to meet industry standards
- JM Eagle whistleblower lawsuit whistleblower never appeared – anonymity under the whistleblower laws, false claims act and qui tam laws
- jury never heard evidence
- that the JM Eagle whistleblower lawsuit whistleblower, a former employee who stands to make 15-30% of any judgment, was fired for allegedly seeking kickbacks from customer
- or that government-commissioned tests by an independent laboratory showed that JM Eagle pipe met standards.
- Fired employee claims he lost his job in retaliation for a memo criticizing the company’s management.
- Several municipalities dropped out because they never purchased JM Eagle pipe.
- Three states — Nevada, New Mexico and Virginia — and 42 cities and water districts remained active plaintiffs
- The case boiled down to allegations of fraud and not about the defective products
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