Corey sued for 5 million

The former information technology director for State Attorney Angela Corey is suing for wrongful termination.
Ben Kruidbos sued Corey’s office Thursday saying he was illegally fired in June after he testified that prosecutors did not turn over all information to George Zimmerman’s defense team in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.
He is asking for $5 million or more in damages and his job back.
The lawsuit states Kruidbos could not be fired for testifying in a judicial proceeding in response to a subpoena. It also argues that the firing was retaliation for his testimony in the Zimmerman case

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Former IT director sues State Attorney Angela Corey for wrongful termination

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3 Responses to Corey sued for 5 million

  1. The lawsuit states Kruidbos could not be fired for testifying in a judicial proceeding in response to a subpoena. It also argues that the firing was retaliation for his testimony in the Zimmerman case.

    “It’s important to understand that we’re not just saying my client was wrongfully terminated,” attorney Wesley White said. “We’re also saying that the state attorney broke the law.”

    Florida law prohibits firing people for testifying in trials they’ve been subpoenaed to take part in, and that’s what Corey did to Kruidbos, White said.

  2. Zimmerman attorney details battle with prosecutors over evidence in murder trial

    O’Mara has filed a motion that will be heard by Judge Debra Nelson.

    More here…

    http://www.wftv.com/news/news/local/zimmerman-attorney-details-battle-prosecutors-over/nZCRH/

  3. Who Is Angela Corey? From Being Fired to Prosecuting Zimmerman

    Until Zimmerman’s trial, she was arguably most famous for the Cristian Fernandez case. Fernandez was 12 years old when he was charged with first-degree murder as an adult in March 2011 in the beating death of his 2-year-old brother, David Galarraga, facing a possible life sentence. The youngest person to ever get that charge as an adult, Fernandez eventually pleaded guilty to manslaughter in February 2013 and received juvenile sanctions.

    Read it all here…

    http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/07/15/who-is-angela-corey-from-being-fired-to-prosecuting-zimmerman.html

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