NJ High Court To Clarify Nurse Whistleblower Standard

Law360, New York (July 23, 2013, 8:24 PM EDT) -- The New Jersey Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear an appeal from a nurse who says blowing the whistle on poor patient care at his facility got him wrongfully terminated, a claim based on a professional code that an appellate panel ruled did not apply to his employer.

New Jersey’s high court granted certification to an appeal filed by James Hitesman, who sued nursing home Bridgeway Care Center under the state’s Conscientious Employee Protection Act for allegedly wrongfully terminating him for publicizing improper patient care...
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