A Galveston County registered nurse is suing the University of Texas Medical Branch, arguing that she was discharged from her job because of her race.
According to her complaint, Edna Hosea Goins was dismissed for allegedly failing to follow the hospital’s chain-of-command and neglecting to activate its rapid-response system, designed to alert doctors when a patient’s condition deteriorates.
Goins alleges that, while other employees have been accused of failing to implement the response system, she was the only one fired from her position. She claims those employees, including a white man, were merely reprimanded or demoted for the same violation.
Goins filed suit in Galveston County District Court and is seeking damages of more than $150,000.
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