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From the notebook: Read the Napa whistleblower complaint, jury’s $1 million verdict

03/07/2014 1:38 PM

03/07/2014 1:40 PM

Our news story in today’s fiber/cyber Bee highlights a $1 million jury verdict in a whistleblower retaliation lawsuit brought against the Department of State Hospitals, the chief psychologist of Napa State Hospital and two other employees there.

If you missed the story, check it out and then browse the two court documents from which most of the report was written, the complaint and the judgement on the jury’s verdict:

First Amended Complaint

Judgment.on.Verdict by jon_ortiz

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