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Nurse fired by hospital after she wins med-mal suit on behalf of her son

Two days after winning a personal injury lawsuit against the Illinois hospital whose medical malpractice caused her son brain damage, a registered nurse who worked in a facility owned by that hospital was suspended. Less than a year later, the nurse was terminated under conditions which would make it nearly impossible for her to find other work as a nurse. The lawsuit alleges that the hospital terminated the nurse in retaliation so that other nurses and employees would be deterred from trying to sue the hospital in the future.

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