Guinan v. Regents

Sacramento Superior Court. Wrongful termination suit by nurse arrested and discharged at UCD Medical Center for diverting drugs, primarily Morphine and Codeine. Criminal charges dismissed by District Attorney, while Nursing Board’s disciplinary proceedings (on basis of diversion) were dismissed following lengthy administrative hearing. Demand $250,000.00. Offer $75,000.00. Judgment for defendants nurses, campus police, and Regents on motion for summary judgment heard one month prior to trial.