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3rd Circ. Upholds Medical Center's Win In Whistleblower Row

Law360 (June 12, 2018, 8:42 PM EDT) -- The Third Circuit ruled on Tuesday that a nurse who alleged she was fired after objecting to illegal activity at Southwest Regional Medical Center in Pennsylvania was not protected by the whistleblower provisions in the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act because she had not first made a report of the activity.

Although the panel ruled that the district court took too narrow a view of the meaning of “report” under the EMTALA, the judges determined that Marie Gillispie did not have evidence that she...
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Marie Gillispie v. Regionalcare Hospital Partners, et al


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16-4307

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Appellate - 3rd Circuit

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3442 Jobs

Date Filed

December 15, 2016

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