Colorado nurses who blew whistle sue Swedish Medical Center

Jennifer Brown, Denver Post, June 17, 2009 Three nurses who cared for the sickest babies at Swedish Medical Center claim they were fired for reporting what they believed was unsafe care, including a pacifier taped to a baby's mouth. Their lawsuit is among the first to test a 2007 state law that protects health care workers who "blow the whistle" on dangerous conditions. The three workers - all supervisory "charge nurses" in the intensive-care nursery - allege they were terminated for clashing with supervisors about safety concerns. ... Colorado