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Tag Archives: Americans with Disabilities Act

Deaf man’s suit over hospital’s lack of interpreter reinstated (access required)

A deaf man who sued a hospital after it failed to provide him with an interpreter during his wife’s childbirth had his disability discrimination lawsuit reinstated by the U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals. The Fourth Circuit reversed the decision ...

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‘Single nugget of misconduct’: Evidence of pretextual firing saves ADA claim (access required)

An employee who routinely received above-average performance reviews and received the highest rating possible in her last two reviews before her termination will have her discrimination case heard by a jury. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals vacated the ...

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Nursing employee’s ADA claim proceeds (access required)

A nursing employee’s claims that her former employer violated the Americans with Disabilities Act, or ADA, by failing to accommodate her disability survived a motion to dismiss filed by the employer. A motion to dismiss by an individual defendant in ...

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Headaches meet test for woman’s ADA claim (access required)

Unpredictable, debilitating migraine headaches alleged by a former employee are enough to support a wrongful termination claim under the Americans with Disabilities Act, according to a ruling from an Abingdon federal judge. The plaintiff contends her stroke-like headaches left her ...

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