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Quarles & Brady mentioned in article “7th Circ. Rules Against Fired Worker Who Sued Colleagues”


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As long as a statement is substantially true it cannot give rise to a claim for tortious interference under Wisconsin state law, the Seventh Circuit said Thursday, upholding a lower court’s ruling against a man who sued former colleagues after he was fired from a Wisconsin medical research institution.

In a published decision, the appeals court affirmed a lower court’s judgment against Stephen Wesbrook, a former deputy director at the Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation in Wisconsin. Wesbrook sued a research scientist and the foundation’s CEO for tortious interference after his 2012 termination.