Calif. Court Reverses Nurse's Win In Wrongful Firing Suit

Law360, San Francisco (January 16, 2014, 4:19 PM EST) -- California's Fourth District on Tuesday reversed a nurse's trial court damages award in his wrongful-termination case, finding that the jury had been given an incorrect and prejudicial instruction that conflicts with the California Supreme Court's 2012 ruling over the firing of a pregnant bus driver.

The appeals court found that the Orange County Superior Court jury should have been told to determine whether Romeo Mendoza's claims that he was fired from Western Medical Center after he reported being sexually harassed by his supervisor were a substantial...
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