Jury awards $3M to fired nurse who complained of 'rushing patients through' to save money

  1. A Portland jury on Friday awarded a nurse more than $3 million -- agreeing that she was wrongfully terminated by Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center after she complained to management that cost-cutting measures were jeopardizing patient care...

    Jury awards $3M to fired nurse who complained of 'rushing patients through' to save money | OregonLive.com
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  3. by   mdfog10
    I applaud this nurse e who was willing to stand up for what is right. It is not always easy , but she did the right thing and was validated! Nurse Hero!!
  4. by   gcupid
    Hallelujah!!!!!!!
  5. by   calivianya
    Man, I really need to make some waves and get fired. I'd never have to work again with that kind of money.
  6. by   flying_ace2
    Maybe more hospital systems will sit up and take notice. This is unfortunately becoming the "standard of care" in many institutions, including the one I just left........which is part of the reason I left!
  7. by   INDNurse88
    Nice to hear. I see too many colleages thrown under the bus by patients and the hospital hearing the full story. Way too much shooting from the hips.
  8. by   whichone'spink
    How much did the hospital pay to the nurse who threw her colleague under the bus in order to discredit her?

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