Judge Dismisses Defamation, Whistleblower Case Brought By Flint, Mich., City Employee

Mealey's (August 11, 2017, 12:02 PM EDT) -- DETROIT — A federal judge in Michigan on Aug. 9 dismissed a lawsuit brought by a former administrator for the city of Flint, Mich., who sought damages for defamation and sought protection under the state’s whistleblower act in relation to actions she took during the Flint lead-contaminated water crisis, which she contended resulted in the termination of her employment (Natasha Henderson v. The City of Flint, et al., No. 16-11648, E.D. Mich.; 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 125869).

(Opinion available.  Document #15-170815-016Z.)

Allegations

Natasha Henderson, who became...
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