August 30, 2017 / 10:01 PM / in 10 months

3rd Circuit rules against nurse fired over drug testing

A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday tossed a $1 million award to a nurse who said her due process rights were violated when she was fired from a nurse anesthetist training program for refusing to take a drug test.

The 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia reversed a ruling that held Geisinger Medical Center, hospital employee Arthur Richer and Bloomsburg University chair of nursing Michelle Ficca liable in the case.

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