Cheylla Silva, (center) her partner for 12 years Byron Mena, (left) and their daughter Lily Mena, (right) won the right to sue Baptist Health South Florida for discrimination this week after a federal appeals court reversed a lower court’s dismissal of her case, which alleges that Baptist Health discriminated against her by failing to provide an in-person interpreter during visits to its hospitals. Silva’s case was remanded for further proceedings, which could lead to a trial or a settlement.
Cheylla Silva, (center) her partner for 12 years Byron Mena, (left) and their daughter Lily Mena, (right) won the right to sue Baptist Health South Florida for discrimination this week after a federal appeals court reversed a lower court’s dismissal of her case, which alleges that Baptist Health discriminated against her by failing to provide an in-person interpreter during visits to its hospitals. Silva’s case was remanded for further proceedings, which could lead to a trial or a settlement. Peter Andrew Bosch Miami Herald staff
Cheylla Silva, (center) her partner for 12 years Byron Mena, (left) and their daughter Lily Mena, (right) won the right to sue Baptist Health South Florida for discrimination this week after a federal appeals court reversed a lower court’s dismissal of her case, which alleges that Baptist Health discriminated against her by failing to provide an in-person interpreter during visits to its hospitals. Silva’s case was remanded for further proceedings, which could lead to a trial or a settlement. Peter Andrew Bosch Miami Herald staff

Deaf patients win right to sue Baptist Health for discrimination

May 09, 2017 3:53 PM