Also in this playlist...
This transcript is automatically generated
Listen to this Sargent Dakota Meyer received the medal of honor for.
Fighting valiantly in Afghanistan and saving the lives of three dozen Americans 36 but now the decorated marine is involved in another battle this time he is filing suit against his former employer.
He claims -- eight.
-- right now is Fox News legal analyst Peter Johnson junior all right good morning we we saw him received the medal of honor.
In the White House -- -- -- September and now we see this story about he was trying to do they think the best thing for this company work war and now.
He is having trouble get displayed unbelievable courage in in in the battlefield now he's in the -- field of civil.
Litigation until he's gone to court to say you've done two things.
To me -- any suit a big big that contract of one of the biggest.
In the world makes -- two billion dollars a year.
From the United States say listen I wanted to go back to my former.
But you guys -- -- saying that I was unstable mentally and I had a problem with social drinking right so we sue them for slander saying they sit untrue things about him it's a nickel tortuous interference with contract.
Meaning that he had a prospective job with another employer -- but they stepped in and said.
Untrue things about them and it's it was down to a court of law to clear his name.
Okay well here's what precipitated it he was working for B -- And he like the fact that they were about to sell these high powered Scopes to Pakistan.
You know obviously a lot of Americans got big targets on our backs.
He said -- he wrote this we are simply taking the best here the best technology on the market.
To date and giving.
Two guns that are known to stab you say it limited you guys -- guys that are known established in the back -- so we all understand.
Are tortured and -- history.
With with Pakistan in terms of golf and perhaps harboring Osama bin Laden and that goes on and on or not.
And he said listen.
The weapons and ended the Scopes and this is a scope.
For rifles and he -- he's an -- -- will be used to kill yet we have sub par.
Scopes for our Marines for our men and women the battlefield and we're gonna sell Pakistan.
Optimal Scopes and so he says.
On net basis the company and his supervisor who was also -- former marine and the company and the former marine that he sued.
Disputed they say it's not true.
They held this against me and they went to this other company to -- had been employed well.
After my discharge right it's a million kid taken back because he's a problem -- and he didn't get the job.
So this is risky business for everybody what you bring -- slander lawsuit you're putting your tire.
Life at he yelled for for inspection so he's trying to say I didn't do a blessed thing well right at Peter what does the company say.
Companies and -- absolutely free of any liability six.
Although we strongly disagree with -- claims which we intend to vigorously defend -- the appropriate legal process.
We wish him success and good fortune dollars and debt are they do -- I well.
They need to say that he is one of the most distinguished Americans.
That we have big -- -- only living marine to get the medal of Monica since the Vietnam War so the same we're gonna defend the lawsuit we believe that our claims are true.
But at the same time this is going to be settled this has to be settled he's an American hero.
Whatever the claims are it has to be resolved.
And real quickly it was it apparently up to the company whether or not to sell these.
High powered -- to Pakistan it's up to the State Department and -- apparently as a matter of public life it's a matter of the government is doing but he had a problem with it -- -- was being punished for -- All right what a story thanks for bringing it to our attention to -- very good thank you the.
Filter by section