GALVESTON – A Kingwood doctor alleges she was subject to discriminatory treatment and wrongfully terminated.

Dr. Gwenevere Williams filed a complaint on Jan. 20 in Galveston County District Court against University of Texas Medical Branch, Correctional Managed Care, citing race discrimination, failure to accommodate disabilities in retaliation, age discrimination and other counts.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff, an African-American, was employed by the defendant from November 2011 to June 2015. She alleges that she was discriminated against while employed by the defendant and when she complained about the unfair treatment, she was subjected to retaliation. The plaintiff holds University of Texas Medical Branch, Correctional Managed Care responsible because the defendant allegedly discriminated against the plaintiff based on her age and threatened to retaliate when she complained about the unlawful treatment to the Texas Workforce Commission.

The plaintiff seeks the following: compensation for all damages, back pay and front pay, lost pension and other benefits past and future, interest, all legal fees, and any other relief as this court deems just and proper. She is represented by Andrea S. Loveless of Loveless Law Firm in Fort Worth.

Galveston County District Court Case number 16-CV-0072

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