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Wrongful termination could affect Texas workers

Losing a job can cause many difficulties for the affected party. If the dismissal is unjustified, the employee may face even more issues pertaining to the event. When individuals face wrongful termination, they may wish to consider their legal options in order to pursue recompense for the unjust action.

Texas residents may be interested in a case relating to wrongful termination currently taking place in another state. Reports indicated that a nurse practitioner had filed a lawsuit claiming retaliation after she was fired from her job. The woman had apparently filed a report about unsafe conditions in the emergency room at the Charleston Area Medical Center. There were no specific details in the report regarding what those unsafe conditions may have been or to whom the woman may have made the report. 

Nonetheless, the woman was dismissed from her position. In addition to retaliation, the woman is claiming breach of employment contract for the dismissal. The lawsuit also claims that the woman suffered emotional, financial and other damages as a result of being fired, and she is seeking compensation for those resulting damages. 

Wrongful termination affects many individuals under a variety of circumstances. Therefore, it is possible that Texas residents could also be victims of unjust dismissal from their jobs. If workers believe that they have been wrongfully fired, they may wish to consider pursuing a lawsuit of their own. Discussing their specific cases with experienced attorneys may help individuals determine whether following through with a claim could be suited to their particular situations. 

Source:, "Nurse practitioner accuses medical care providers of wrongful termination", Philip Gonzales, Sept. 29, 2016

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