The city of Charlotte has spent $432,000 in legal bills to defend itself against Crystal Eschert’s whistleblower lawsuit. A jury in May awarded Eschert (right) $1.5 million. Her attorney Meg Maloney is at her side.
The city of Charlotte has spent $432,000 in legal bills to defend itself against Crystal Eschert’s whistleblower lawsuit. A jury in May awarded Eschert (right) $1.5 million. Her attorney Meg Maloney is at her side. sharrison@charlotteobserver.com Steve Harrison
The city of Charlotte has spent $432,000 in legal bills to defend itself against Crystal Eschert’s whistleblower lawsuit. A jury in May awarded Eschert (right) $1.5 million. Her attorney Meg Maloney is at her side. sharrison@charlotteobserver.com Steve Harrison

City’s own legal bills in Crystal Eschert case reach $432,000 – and are climbing

June 28, 2017 10:51 AM

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