Two former students at Wolford College in Naples, Florida, are suing their alma mater in Federal District court and asking for class action certification claiming Wolford and Collier Anesthesia, P.A., an anesthesia group, owe them wages for the clinical experience part of the program. The lawsuit also seeks payment of overtime.
When Law Med first heard that some former anesthesia students were suing their training program and an anesthesia group responsible for the anesthesia care at a portion of the clinical sites used by the college, for payment of hourly wages for the clinical experience they gained, we sort of rolled our eyes and thought “Seriously?”
Then we read the complaint (scroll down to read it for yourself). According to the Plaintiffs, Wolford College and Collier Anesthesia are run by the same individuals, who are also named as defendants in the lawsuit, Thomas L. Cook and Lynda M. Waterhouse, which … (Continued…)