O’Neill v. Department of Veterans Affairs
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TELG Client Courtney O’Niell is a nurse in the cardiac catheterization lab at the Baltimore VA Hospital. She made repeated disclosures about patient safety and suffered retaliation.
Summary of Filed Complaint
TELG Client Courtney O’Niell complained that management illegally retaliated against her after she reported concerns about patient safety and rule violations at a VA hospital.
What Happened in Court
TELG Client Courtney O’Niell is a nurse in the cardiac catheterization lab at the Baltimore VA Hospital. She made repeated disclosures relating to inadequate staffing during cardiac catheterization procedures. Management resented her persistent and courageous attempts to keep our veterans safe and retaliated against her on several occasions. TELG took her case to the Merit Systems Protection Board, which found that she was passed over for a promotion in retaliation for her efforts to keep her patients safe.