Lucas v. The County of Cook

Illinois Appellate Court
Civil Court
Citation
Case Number: 
2013 IL App (1st) 113052
Decision Date: 
March 5, 2013
District: 
1st Dist.
Division/County: 
Cook Co., 2d Div.
Justice: 
HARRIS
Holding: 
Affirmed.
Plaintiff OB-GYN physician sued county under Whistleblower Act for terminating her after she refused to treat male patients or to attend training to treat male patients with sexually transmitted diseases, and she protested that 10 days of training would be inadequate. failed to show that Cook County asked her to perform an illegal activity, and failed to set forth a clearly mandated public policy to support her claim of retaliatory discharge. Thus, court properly granted summary judgment for Defendant. (QUINN and SIMON, concurring.)