JACKSONVILLE – An African-American woman alleges her Jacksonville health care employer assigned her to less favorable territories because of her race.
Kinslow-Dobbs filed a complaint on March 29 in the U.S. District Court
for the Middle District of Florida, Jacksonville Division against
Kindred Healthcare Inc. and Kindred Hospitals East LLC, doing business
as Kindred Hospital - North Florida
alleging race discrimination
According to the complaint, the
plaintiff alleges that she was employed by the defendants from June 2008
to December 2016 as a clinical liaison. She alleges she was
involuntarily reassigned to territories with lower patient referral
numbers, which affected her compensation, while non-African-American
clinical liaisons were assigned to more favorable territories. The
plaintiff holds Kindred Healthcare Inc. and Kindred Hospitals East LLC
responsible because the defendants allegedly discriminated against
plaintiff and terminated her on account of her race.
plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks judgment against defendants
for compensatory and punitive damages, attorney's
fees, costs, interest and other relief that the court deems just. She
is represented by Shands M. Wulbern of The Law Office of Shands M.
Wulbern PA in Jacksonville.
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, Jacksonville Division Case number 3:17-cv-00356