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Category Archives: Disability Discrimination

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When Does An Employer Know Or Have Reason To Know That An Employee Is Disabled?

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

For more than twenty years, our Citrus County, Florida wrongful termination lawyers have represented Florida employees who have been discriminated against on the basis of disability in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Through their extensive experience representing employees whose rights under the ADA have been violated, our Lecanto, Florida wrongful termination… Read More »

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To Be Disabled Under The Americans With Disabilities Act, Must An Employee Be Unable To Work?

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

For more than twenty years, our Alachua County, Florida unlawful discharge lawyers have represented Florida employees who have been discriminated against on the basis of disability. Through their extensive experience representing victims of disability discrimination, our Gainesville, Florida unlawful discharge attorneys have learned that many employees believe they must be unable to work in… Read More »

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Wrongful Termination Lawsuit Claims That Employer Refused To Allow Employee To Work From Home

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having litigated wrongful termination lawsuits in Florida courts for more than twenty years, our Citrus County, Florida wrongful termination lawyers know that disabled employees often need to work from home as an accommodation for their disability. Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), employers must provide reasonable accommodations for employees who are disabled. Under… Read More »

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Stroke Victim Claims She Was Wrongfully Fired After Being Told To “Concentrate On [Her] Health”

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having litigated wrongful termination cases in Florida courts for more than twenty years, our Marion County, Florida wrongful termination lawyers know that employers often try to get rid of employees who suffer from a serious health condition. In many circumstances, an employee’s serious health condition may constitute a disability under the Americans with Disabilities… Read More »

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Does The ADA Protect Employees From Having To Disclose Their Prescription Medications?

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having litigated employment discrimination cases in Florida courts for more than twenty years, our Alachua County, Florida employment discrimination lawyers know that employers often require employees to disclose their prescription medications. Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), employees are protected from discrimination on the basis of disability. The ADA further provides that employers… Read More »

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Must Employers Accommodate Disabled Employees By Transferring Them To A Different Position?

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having represented employment discrimination victims for more than two decades, our Lake County, Florida employment discrimination lawyers know that many employers refuse to accommodate disabled employees. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) prohibits discrimination against employees on the basis of disability. The ADA also requires employers to make reasonable accommodations for employees with a… Read More »

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How Employers Try To Defeat Discriminatory Discharge Claims Under The Americans With Disabilities Act

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having litigated employment discrimination cases for more than two decades, our Alachua County, Florida employment discrimination lawyers know that employers often manipulate facts in an attempt to immunize themselves from liability under the federal anti-discrimination laws. Employers not only have the incentive to manipulate facts in the employment discrimination context, they are rewarded when… Read More »

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Once A Disabled Employee Requests A Reasonable Accommodation, Employers Must Try To Find One

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having represented employment discrimination victims for almost two decades, our Marion County, Florida employment discrimination lawyers know that employers often refuse to provide disabled employees with a reasonable accommodation that will enable them to continue working. Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), it is an unlawful employment practice for employers to discriminate against… Read More »

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Employers Cannot Fire Employees Who They Think Are Disabled Even Though They Are Not Disabled

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having represented employees who have been wrongfully fired for almost two decades, our Ocala, Florida wrongful discharge attorneys have learned that many employers mistakenly believe that they are lawfully permitted to fire employees who they think are disabled so long as the employees are not, in fact, disabled. Under the Americans with Disabilities Act… Read More »

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Court Finds Disability Discrimination Where Employee Was Fired Due To Her Health Problems

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having litigated wrongful discharge cases for almost twenty years, our Marion County, Florida wrongful discharge lawyers have learned that many employers mistakenly believe that they are allowed to fire an employee with a disability when the employee experiences health problems related to the disability. Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), employers are forbidden… Read More »

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