A whistle-blowing nurse represented himself in his Conscientious Employee Protection Act case against his former employer. He won $3,500, but received no lost wages.
The jury didn’t award it because the nurse never presented any evidence that he had suffered any financial losses.
The court denied the nurse’s appeal for a new trial. It probably began, “Uh, I forgot to mention …”
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