Harassment and The Egg-Shell Skull Plaintiff

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25th Apr 2017

There is a notion in the law that we take our victims as we find them. The classic example is the egg-shell skull plaintiff. If someone pushes you and you fall and knock your head and get a bump, you … more

Duty to Accommodate During Evacuation Planning

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5th Jan 2017

DUTY TO ACCOMMODATE INCLUDES MAKING PLANS FOR EVACUATING         DISABLED EMPLOYEES IN THE EVENT OF AN EMERGENCY M.M. began employment with the State in August 2002. In May 2010, she fractured her foot, an injury which occurred when she was … more

Reasonable Accommodation and Continuing Violation Theory

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12th Dec 2016

Ralph Mathews (not his real name) began employment with the City of Tinton (not the actual city) Board of Education in 1972. He was as a classroom teacher until 1986, interrupted by a stint in the military. Beginning 1986, Mr. … more

Nurses Face Disability Discrimination Masked As Safety Concerns

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6th Dec 2016

America’s nurses are the beating heart of our medical system.”  President Barack Obama, speaking to the American Nurses Association, June 16, 2010.  “In our hours of need, in moments where people are most vulnerable, most worried, nurses are there, doing … more