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Disability Discrimination

disability

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Nature of Case Results Jurisdiction
Genetic Information
and Disability
Discrimination
Obtained a settlement for a Software Consultant discharged over the telephone seven days after he informed his manager by e-mail that he just had a cancerous tumor removed from his bladder and would need additional outpatient treatments before work for six weeks. United States
District Court
For the
District of
Minnesota
Breach of the
Covenant of Good
Faith and Fair
Dealing;
Family and Medical
Leave Act
Retaliation;
Perceived
Disability
Discrimination
Obtained a settlement for the Director of a Billing and Collection company who was owed a large commission on a multi-million dollar contract and was discharged five days after informing his boss he would need time off for shoulder surgery. Out-of-Court Settlement
Disability and Age
Discrimination
Procured a settlement for a 53 year old department store manager who was fired by her younger district manager four months after she informed her that she had severe arthritis in her hip. United States
Equal
Employment
Opportunity
Commission
Perceived
Disability and Age
Discrimination;
Delaware
Worker’s
Compensation
Improvement Act
Procured a settlement for an EMT/Firefighter who was forced to undergo a fitness for duty test, suspended just nine months after filing a workers’ compensation claim for a knee injury, and encouraged to resign by the president of the fire company who said, “Let’s face it. You are 45.” United States
Equal
Employment
Opportunity
Commission
Pregnancy and
Disability
Discrimination;
Reduction in Pay
and Forced
Resignation
Obtained a settlement for a Senior Registered Client Service Associate of a Fortune 100 company who was forced to resign after a reduction in her pay and a transfer from a desk to a cubicle shortly after she returned from disability and maternity leaves after a difficult pregnancy. United States
Equal
Employment
Opportunity
Commission
Retaliation;
Perceived
Disability
Discrimination in
Employment;
Termination of
Employment
Procured a settlement for a Purchasing Agent who was fired two days after she complained to human resources that her manager’s bullying caused her to have panic attacks. United States
Equal
Employment
Opportunity
Commission
Involuntary Layoff;
Perceived
Disability
Discrimination in
Employment
Procured a settlement for a Sales Assistant for a global financial services firm who was laid off less than a month after she disclosed the fact that she might be bipolar. United States
Equal
Employment
Opportunity
Commission
Disability
Discrimination;
History of
Impairment; Involuntary Leave
of Absence
Procured a monetary settlement plus medical and dental benefits for one year for a CDL licensed Truck Driver employed by a liquor distributor for over 34 years who was not allowed to return to work after suffering a single, unprovoked seizure despite obtaining clearance from his doctor and waivers from the State and the Federal Departments of Transportation. Delaware
Department
Of
Labor
Division of
Industrial Affairs
Disability
discrimination in
employment;
Termination
Procured a settlement on behalf of a 68 year old receptionist wrongfully suspended and eventually terminated one day after disclosing to her general manager that she was a Leukemia survivor. United States
Equal
Employment
Opportunity
Commission

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