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337 if passed into law, bearing in mind the standards for the exercise of the power of judicial review as well as the recognition that the tenor of the bill may adjust with the times, or that the bill itself may fail to pass, according to the
dynamism of the legislative process, especially in light of the objections interposed by interest groups to date. 147 WHEREFORE , the petition is GRANTED . The Decision of the Court of Appeals dated October 2, 2001, together with the Decision dated September 30, 1997 of the Regional Trial Court in Civil Case No. 63958, is REVERSED and SET ASIDE . Another judgment is entered dismissing the Complaint and ordering respondents, jointly and severally, to pay the petitioner the amount of P865,592.95, with stipulated interest of 12 percent reckoned from the date of extrajudicial demand until full payment, and 12 percent of the total amount due as attorney's fees. No pronouncement as to costs. SO ORDERED . Panganiban, C.J., Ynares-Santiago, Callejo, Sr., Chico-Nazario, J.J., concur. HOSPITAL MANAGEMENT SERVICES, INC. - MEDICALCENTER MANILA, Petitioner, - versus - HOSPITAL MANAGEMENT SERVICES, INC. MEDICALCENTER MANILA EMPLOYEES ASSOCIATION-AFW and EDNA R. DE CASTRO, Respondents. G.R. No. 176287 Present : CARPIO, J., Chairperson, NACHURA , PERALTA, ABAD, and MENDOZA, JJ. Promulgated : January 31, 2011 x-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------x DECISION PERALTA, J .: Before this Court is a petition for review on certiorari seeking to set aside the Decision [1] dated May 24, 2006 and Resolution [2] dated January 10, 2007 of the Court of Appeals (CA), Special First Division, in CA-G.R. SP No. 73189, entitled Hospital Management Services, Inc.-Medical Center Manila Employees Association-AFW and Edna R. De Castro v. National Labor Relations Commission, Hospital Management Services, Inc.-Medical Center Manila and Asuncion Abaya-Morido, which reversed and set aside the Decision dated February 28, 2002 of the National Labor Relations Commission (NLRC), Second Division, in NLRC NCR No. 00-07-07716-99 (CA No. 027766-01), and its Resolution [4] dated May 31, 2002. The assailed CA decision ordered petitioner Hospital Management Services, Inc.-Medical Center Manila to reinstate respondent Edna R. De Castro to her former position without loss of seniority rights or by payroll reinstatement, pursuant to the Labor Arbiter's Decision dated January 18, 2001, but with payment of full backwages and other benefits or their monetary equivalent, computed from the expiration of the 14-day suspension period up to actual reinstatement. The antecedent facts are as follows: Respondent De Castro started working as a staff nurse at petitioner hospital since September 28, 1990, until she was dismissed on July 20, 1999. Between 2:00 a.m. to 3:00 a.m. of March 24, 1999, while respondent De Castro and ward-clerk orientee Gina Guillergan were at the nurse station on night duty (from 10:00 p.m. of March 23, 1999 to 6:00 a.m. of March 24, 1999), one Rufina Causaren, an 81-year-old patient confined at Room 724-1 of petitioner hospital for gangrenous wound on her right anterior leg and right forefoot and scheduled for operation on March 26, 1999, fell from the right side of the bed as she was trying to reach for the bedpan. Because of what happened, the niece of patient Causaren staying in the room was awakened and she sought assistance from the nurse station. Instead of personally seeing the patient,

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