Hospital Can Use Hearsay To Bar Worker’s Threats: Court

Law360, New York (December 5, 2011, 8:05 PM EST) -- A California appeals court ruled Monday that hearsay evidence could be used to enjoin a former employee of Kaiser Foundation Hospitals from making allegedly violent threats to other co-workers.

The California Court of Appeals for the Fourth District affirmed a lower court’s decision to issue an injunction barring former employee Jeff Wilson from issuing further threats of violence or committing violent acts against hospital employees.

The court shot down Wilson’s argument that the injunction should be vacated because the San Diego County Superior Court’s decision relied...
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