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ALCOHOLISM NO EXCUSE FOR POOR ATTENDANCE
(VandenBroek v PSEG Power CT LLC, 2d Cir)  
 
PERSONALITY TRAIT TESTING
(Karraker v. Rent-A-Center, 7th Cir)  
 
MORBIDLY OBESE MAN BRINGS ADA CLAIM
(Goodman v. L.A. Weight Loss Ctrs., E.D. Pa.)  
 
ALCOHOLIC MANAGER LAWFULLY FIRED FOR ABSENTEEISM
(Roig v. Miami Fed Credit Union, S.D. Fla)  
 
UNLAWFUL SICK LEAVE POLICY
(Transport Workers Union v. NYC Transit Authority S.D.N.Y.)  
 
BAD BACK NOT PROTECTED BY ADA
(Rooney v. Koch Air LLC, 7th Cir.)  
 
ADA ACCOMMODATION TO "REGARDED AS" DISABLED WORKER
(Kelly v. Metallics West Inc.)  
 
LEAVE WAS NOT REASONEBLE ACCOMMODATION
(Fogelman v. Greater Hazleton Health Alliance, 3d Cir.)  
 
PRE-OFFER MEDICAL INQUIRIES VIOLATES ADA
(Leonel v. American Airlines Inc. 9th Cir.)  
 
SICK FROM WORK
(Haynes v. Williams, D.C. Cir.)  
 
DISABILITY HARASSMENT
(Lanman v. Johnson County 10th Cir.)  
 
DOES THE ADA REQUIRE A RESTAURANT TO EMPLOY A CONTAGIOUS WORKER?
  
 
TORN TENDON NOT ADA DISABILITY
(Moguel v. Covenant House S.D.N.Y.)  
 
ABILITY TO INTERACT IS MAJOR LIFE ACTIVITY
(Jacques v. DiMarzio Inc. 2d Cir.)  
 
NO COMPENSATORY OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES FOR RETALIATION UNDER ADA
(Johnson v. Ed Bozarth # 1 Park Meadows Chevrolet Inc., D. Colo.)  
 
REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS
(Hedrick v. Western Reserve Care Sys., 6th Cir.)  
 
NO PUNITIVES FOR ADA RETALIATION
(Kramer v. Banc of Am. Sec.)  
 
DISABILITY-BASED HOSTILE ENVIRONMENT
(Shaver v. Independent Stave Co.)  
 
ADA CLASS ACTION DISMISSED
(Cohen v. Ameritech, N.D. Ill.)  
 
ADA REQUIRES EMPLOYEE TO SUBMIT MEDICAL EVIDENCE
(Allen v. Pacific Bell, 9th Cir.)  
 
EPILEPSY NOT COVERED BY ADA
(Brunke v. Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co., 8th Cir.)  
 
FLEXIBLE SCHEDULE MAY BE REQUIRED BY ADA
(Varone v. New York City, S.D.N.Y.)  
 
NO ACCOMMODATION FOR IMPOTENCE
(Wood v. Crown Redi-Mix Inc.)  
 
GET ALONG WITH SUBORDINATES
(Cameron v. Community Aid for Retarded Children, Inc., 2d Cir.)  
 
DIAGNOSIS VIOLATES ADA
(Conroy v. New York State Dep't of Corr. Servs. (2d Cir.))  
 
COLOR BLINDNESS
(Shannon v. New York City Transit Auth., 2d Cir.)  
 
NO ADVERSE EMPLOYMENT ACTION REQUIRED
(Nawrot v. CPC In't (N.D., Ill.)  
 
ONE-EYED WORKER LOSES ADA CASE
(Dyke v. O'Neal Steel Inc., 7th Cir.)  
 
NO DUTY TO ACCOMMODATE
(MacGovern v. Hamilton Sustrand Corp., 2d Cir.)  
 
COUNTERCLAIM IN ADA SUIT
(Jacques v. DiMarzio Inc., E.D.N.Y.)  
 
GROCERY STORE CAN DISCRIMINATE AGAINST CLERK WITH LIFTING RESTRICTIONS
(Rakity v. Dillon os.)  
 
ADA REQUIRES INDIVIDUAL ASSESSMENTS
(Kapache v. San Antonio)  
 
410 POUND POLICE OFFICER
(Bunyon v. Henderson D.D.C.)  
 
JOB ANXIETY NOT PROTECTED BY ADA
(Carroll v. Xerox Corp., 1st Circuit)  
 
PART-TIME WORK WAS NOT REASONABLE Accommodation
(Lamb v. Qualex Inc. 4th Circuit)  
 
PNEUMONIA IS NOT PROTECTED BY THE ADA
(Rinehimer v. Cemcolift Inc.)  
 
IMPAIRMENT AFTER BACK SURGERY
(Pollard v. High's of Baltimore, Inc. 4th Circuit)  
 
ADA DOES NOT TRUMP SENIORITY SYSTEM
(U. S. Airways v. Barnett)  
 
BIPOLAR DISORDER IS A PHYSICAL ILLNESS
(Fitts v. Federal National Mortgage Ass'n D.D.C)  
 
HIV-POSITIVE DENTAL HYGIENIST FIRED
(Waddell v. Valley Forge Dental Assocs. Inc.)  
 
EMPLOYER HAS DUTY TO ACCOMMODATE FOR PERCEIVED DISABILITY
(Jewell v. Reids Confectionary Co.)  
 
ADA CLAIM LOST DUE TO SUBSEQUENT EMPLOYMENT
(Swanson v. University of Cincinnati 6th Cir.)  
 
FORCED BLOOD TEST DOESN'T VIOLATE ADA
(Boyer v. KRS Computer and Business School D. Minn.)  
 
LIFTING RESTRICTION NOT ADA PROTECTED DISABILITY
(Brunko v. Mercy Hosp.)  
 
REPETITIVE STRESS DISORDER NOT A PROTECTED DISABILITY UNDER ADA
(Thornton v. McClatchy, Ninth Circuit)  
 
 
 
 
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