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Doctor who reported understaffing wins $29 million verdict


October 5, 2018

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A jury has awarded $29 million to a doctor who said he was fired after complaining about understaffing at a hospital.

The Kansas City Star reports a Jackson County jury this week found in favor of emergency room physician Raymond Brovont.

Brovont worked for EmCare, a physician outsourcing company, that sent him to Overland Park Regional Medical Center and Centerpoint Medical Center in Independence, Missouri.

He complained to EmCare officials in September 2016 about what he said was dangerous understaffing at a new pediatric emergency room at the Overland Park hospi...

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