Employee in construction fraud lawsuit fires back with new allegations

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A former employee named in an Ottawa Hospital construction fraud lawsuit is fighting back in his statement of defence with new allegations of hospital executives breaking rules and spending recklessly. Frank Medwenitsch is also countersuing the hospital, claiming at least $350,000 in damages for wrongful dismissal and emotional harm, stating “he’s had his reputation destroyed.” Medwenitsch’s statement of defence and counterclaim come five months after he and another ex-hospital employee, Brock Marshall, as well as five hospital construction contractors, were named in a lawsuit launched by The Ottawa Hospital in January.

By: Amanda Pfeffer
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