OCOEE, Fla. (AP) — A nurse who was fired for looking at golfer Tiger Woods’ medical records in the days after his November 2009 car crash is suing an Orlando-area hospital for defamation.
David M. Rothenberg has sued Health Central for $400,000 in damages, reinstatement, and is asking for a letter from hospital officials explaining that he was fired based on circumstantial evidence.READ MORE: 50 Years Later, These Disney Employees Still At 'Happiest Place On Earth'
Woods was treated at the facility after the crash outside his home in Windermere, Fla., Orlando’s richest suburb.READ MORE: Stimulus Check Latest: Is A Fourth Relief Payment Coming?
Officials say they fired Rothenberg, a registered nurse, in December 2009 for using his computer to look at Woods’ records three times over a 10-minute period. Rothenberg faces losing his nursing license because of the allegations.
In the lawsuit, he denies looking at the records.MORE NEWS: Marjory Stoneman Douglas Public Safety Commission Focused On Broward's Troubled 911 Communication System
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