Colorado case leads to whistle-blower legislation

The case of a Colorado nurse who was fired after complaining about the treatment patients receive in her hospital's emergency room is drawing attention. The hospital that fired her argues there is no law protecting healthcare workers who complain about quality or safety issues. In response, Colorado state Rep. Morgan Carroll (D) has introduced the "Healthcare Workers Protection Act," a state law that would protect whistle blowers at hospitals and clinics.

- see this article from The Denver Post