Decision reached in asbestos lawsuit; jury decides in favor of whistle-blower

Decision reached in asbestos lawsuit; jury decides in favor of whistle-blower

The trial of Thomas Sargent versus the California State University Board of Trustees reached a verdict on March 15. Supporting the claims of the plaintiff, the jury found that Sargent’s peers pressured himto leave his job at Sonoma State University due to harassment after bringing attention to potentially dangerous levels of airborne asbestos in Stevenson Hall.

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