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N.C. Paramedic Suing County over Sexual Harassment Allegations

"He pushed me up against the outside of the ambulance and was groping me"


 
 

Kathryn Burcham, WSOCTV.com | | Friday, January 11, 2013


GASTON COUNTY, N.C. — A Gaston County paramedic and breast cancer victim is suing county officials on allegations they failed to protect her from vicious sexual harassment.

An attorney for Abigail Wilson filed the lawsuit in Gaston County Superior Court Wednesday, citing negligence and battery against the co-worker who is accused of abusing Wilson.

Read More: She was fired and then reinstated, and that's when she said the harassment began.




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