A whistleblower who called out a company in Texas on the safety of its highway guardrail end caps has been awarded $175 million by a federal jury. This was the trial of the whistleblower on behalf of the Texas highway commission against the manufacturer of the guardrails. Of note: though this case focused on the federal qui tam case, we at Hickey Law Firm P.A. represent injured motorists against the manufacturer of the defective guardrails in Florida and beyond.
It was determined by the jury that Trinity Industries, Inc. had made misleading and outright false statements to federal regulators when the...Read more