Bloomberg Law
Oct. 29, 2021, 6:03 PM

Staffing Firm Executive Wins $87,000 Verdict After Loss of Work

Andrew Harris
Andrew Harris

An IT outsourcing firm executive who lost work after being wrongfully blamed for a federal document forgery has won an $86,635 jury award.

The Louisville, Ky., federal court jury award handed down Thursday caps a three-year-old lawsuit filed against V-Soft Consulting Group Inc. by Shrikanth Nekkanti, who’d won a judgment as to liability against the firm earlier this year.

Nekkanti, while working for another information technology staffing firm, had been given supervisory responsibility for V-Soft staffer Saisivakumar Yerramneni while they were both on assignment at Anthem Inc.

Yerramneni was in the U.S. under an expiring H-1B specialty occupation visa, and ...