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What can I do regarding the refusal of employment verification?

Question Details: I am a health care professional who accepted a position at another health care facility after leaving my former employer. I have worked for 2-3 additional facilities since time all with good references. My new position is finalizing final steps and I am due to start my new job in a few weeks. My new job cannot get my former employer to verify my employment 10 questions on a one page form. They are flat out refusing. I have nothing to hide and have been transparent with them. During my former job I was harassed and bullied beyond belief and finally left to find the light of day. My former employer is being very vindictive. I have signed a release for them to release the information on the employment verification form as well. Can I seek a subpoena or court order to get the employment verification completed? My new job will not allow me to move forward with this position without the employment verification form completed. I have also been told it is a huge red flag to my new employer without the form being signed by my former employer. This is so unprofessional and is affecting my livelihood and my ability to find work.

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