U of L Student Seeking Additional Damages

by Gabe Bullard on April 10, 2009

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A nursing student who was expelled from the University of Louisville over her blog posts will not be reinstated this semester.

Nina Yoder’s attorneys filed for an injunction in March seeking reinstatement in time for Yoder to graduate in August. The hearing was set for Friday, but U of L requested that it be cancelled, saying that Yoder had missed too many classes to graduate on time.

Yoder’s attorney Garry Adams says her legal team is now seeking reinstatement in the fall and increased damages.

“It will include wages she would’ve earned during the period after she graduated as well as embarrassment humiliation and mental anguish from getting expelled from school,” he says.

Adams says he has not yet put a dollar figure on the damages. U of L says it cannot publicly discuss student cases because of confidentiality rules.

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George Cox April 11, 2009 at 11:02 am

Rather than portraying this individual as a “victim”, perhaps everyone should take a moment to consider how the patients entrusted to her care unwittingly became victims of her venomous diatribe.

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