Bern Coffey sued Western Health the same day he was appointed top N.L. civil servant – Newfoundland & Labrador

Bern Coffey filed a lawsuit alleging “the tort of misfeasance in public office” against a provincial health authority the same day he was appointed clerk of the executive council by Premier Dwight Ball — a job that effectively oversees the entire Newfoundland and Labrador civil service. Coffey represents a surgeon who is accusing Western Health of breach of contract, causing …