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On October 2014, I lost my teaching job of over 20 years due

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On October 2014, I lost my teaching job of over 20 years due to a workman's comp company doctor. He had threatened for a while that people of my origin (Hispanic) should only be allowed to clean toilets or prepare and serve lunch, but never be allowed to teach because our background was a danger to white children. He used several racial slurs and was able to prevent me from returning to teaching. My orthopedic surgeon, my pain management, and a neutral specialist all recommended that I was physically and mentally able to return to work. I need immediate help in filing a lawsuit against this doctor. This issue has caused severe Traumatic Stress Syndrome and nightmares that have landed me in a hospital several times. What can I do?
JA: Can you tell me what state this is in? And do you have copies of any medical records?
Customer: I am in California, I have copies of medical records and notes of most of his racial hate crime statements. My name is***** e-mail:***@******.***
JA: Has anything been filed or reported?
Customer: Nothing has been filed, I requested a counselor's help and he said he could not report a fellow doctor, the nurse that was to accompany to my appointments "missed" the most important. I had a psychological exam, yet report has never been provided to me. My son or husband accompanied me to all of my appointments because Dr. David Rollins, in Modesto, was traumatizing me at each appointment. Look him up in the doctor records, I do not seem to be his only victim.
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: I have not been neglecting this issue, I just have had a difficult time dealing with the Post Traumatic Stress that is still present and affecting me. Thanks
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