Memphis, TN asked in Education Law, Employment Discrimination, Employment Law and Health Care Law for Arkansas

Q: Im a school nurse being wrongfully accused & terminated. Would be better to get employment or nursing/health lawyer?

I am being wrongfully accused of something with little to no investigation into the event, the school is just believing what a parent is claiming and going off of that w/o my side of it. They consulted w/ their lawyer who determined that I was a liability so they are recommending termination. I’m wanting to appeal before the school board on this issue. Prior to all of this I have never been in any trouble in the almost 4 years I have worked for the school & have never had any parent make negative claims regarding me, my work, my professionalism when dealing with students or parents. Most of the parents have had only wonderful things to say about me and have even gone on to facebook to mention what a good job I did when dealing w/ a situation w/ their child! I haven’t ever even gotten written up until this school year and now all of a sudden they are after me about everything they say i’m doing or in this case being accused of. It feels a bit like a witch hunt of sorts.

1 Lawyer Answer
Greg Mansell
Greg Mansell
Answered
  • Employment Law Lawyer
  • Columbus, OH

A: It would be best to get an employment lawyer that has experience in administrative hearings, board appeals, and hearings before the nurses' board.

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