Texas Nurses Vindicated in Fight for Patient Safety – Almost

Two nurses who were fired from their hospital for alerting state authorities to a dangerous doctor have now been fully vindicated -- except for one thing. The nurses won a $750,000 settlement of their lawsuit against the Winkler County (Texas) Memorial Hospital and the local authorities who criminally prosecuted them for their complaint to the state medical board about the doctor.

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