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Hawaii Nurse Wins $3.8M Verdict Over Hate Mail, Noose

Law360 (March 2, 2018, 5:49 PM EST) -- A Hawaii jury returned a $3.8 million verdict against Honolulu's The Queen’s Medical Center after a former nurse accused the hospital of ignoring her claims of racial discrimination and harassment, including explicit hate mail and an image of a noose taped to her locker, the nurse’s attorney said Friday.

Ellen Harris said after she reported a co-worker for not caring for patients properly, someone sent her an email with racially charged names and after hospital personnel interviewed two people they thought might have sent the email, Harris found...
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