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Jury rules in favor of Greenwich Hospital

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BRIDGEPORT, CT (AP) -

A jury has found that Greenwich Hospital did not violate a former hospital phlebotomist's constitutional right to free speech despite her claims that she was pressured to resign after discovering contaminated blood vials in the hospital.

Hospital spokesperson Dana Marnane told the Connecticut Post the hospital is pleased with the jury's decision Thursday.

The Bridgeport Superior Court jury ruled in favor of the hospital in a lawsuit brought by Isabel Modaffari of Bridgeport.

Modaffari says she'll appeal.

Modaffari sued Greenwich Hospital claiming they forced her to quit after she talked to the FBI about contaminated vials she said she discovered.

The hospital's lawyer said the situation was investigated by the FBI and U.S Food and Drug Administration and no problems were found.

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