On November 18, 2020, the Fourth Circuit upheld a summary judgment award in favor of Lowe’s Home Centers LLC (Lowe’s), holding that it did not violate the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)...
Settlement Agreement: Massachusetts Department of Children and Families
FedEx didn’t let him work because of lingering knee issues, even though a doctor said he could.
Settlement Agreement: Caroline County Commissioner of the Revenue
Online sales have skyrocketed and it’s expected that they will continue to be the “new normal” after the pandemic. Additionally, lawsuits over website accessibility have become much more prevalent, jumping from 815 in 2017...
Transgender deputy sheriff who was denied transition-related surgery can proceed with claims against county and sheriff's office
A transgender Houston County Deputy Sheriff who was denied "sex change surgery" based on an exclusion in the county's health care plan can proceed with her Title VII, Title I...
Statement of Interest: Betancourt-Colon v. City of San Juan
Tenth Circuit Reverses Itself: Adverse Action Not Required To State ADA Failure-To-Accommodate Claim
Sitting en banc, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled that an adverse employment action is not a required element of a failure-to-accommodate claim brought under the...
The Americans with Disabilities Act only requires that people with a disability are provided reasonable accommodations, which do not include exemption from a public health requirement.
The Department of Justice, which oversees the enforcement of the Americans with Disabilities Act,...