Breach of Contract/Defamation
The founder and president of a nonprofit school resigned from his position due to personal issues. After he resigned, the school board discovered that he had not been performing his duties and several important projects had never been completed. When the former president requested to return to his former position, the school board refused due to this discovered dereliction of duty and poor performance. The former president then sued the school board alleging breach of contract and defamation. More than $120,000 was spent to resolve this matter.