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Judge rules against Penn State on Mike McQueary whistleblower claim; $5 million in additional damages ordered

A senior judge has found in favor of Mike McQueary on the last pending count of the former Penn State assistant football coach’s whistebower action against the university.

Judge Thomas Gavin’s order assesses $4,974,000 in additional damages, bringing the total award in the case to more than $12.3 million after counsel fees are factored in.

Gavin found that McQueary had shown he was treated differently from other PSU employees after it became publicly known that he was a witness against Penn State administrators in the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse case. – READ MORE