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Old 01-05-2009, 05:09 PM
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Check this story out. Outragous!

http://www.chicagotribune.com/featur...,7078248.story

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Outrageous is right.
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That is terrible...
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I gather that because she worked for the institution, her husband was covered? That is absolutely disgraceful. Don't they have to give a good reason to sack her?

If she was in Oz, it wouldn't have happened, because of 'socialised medicine'
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It doesn't surprise me. What also jumped out at me was this--she was on vacation with her terminal husband and the hospital called her to come in for a meeting. But again this doesn't surprise me at all.
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Doesn't surprise me at all... sounds like where I work....
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This is the kind of thing that amkes you consider socialized care. She wouldn't have been fired then. I don't know how some people sleep at night.
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That's terrible!!! I hope she wins her lawsuit.
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ITA, and I hope the place responsible for this mess harvests a bumper crop of bad publicity.
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thats awful!!
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