Disability Discrimination Sufficiently Alleged

In Tohidi v. City of Reading Police Department, No. 5:24-cv-0591, 2024 WL 3015514 (E.D.Pa. June 13, 2024), the court, inter alia, denied defendant’s motion to dismiss plaintiff’s claim of disability discrimination asserted under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). From the decision: The City asserts that Counts I and V (disability discrimination) should be dismissed…

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In Thomas v. City of New York, No. 159891/2022, 2024 WL 2274935 (N.Y. Sup Ct, New York County May 20, 2024), the court, inter alia, denied defendant’s motion to dismiss plaintiff’s hostile work environment claim asserted under the New York City Human Rights Law. From the decision: The City next moves to dismiss Plaintiff’s second…

Read More NYPD Officer Sufficiently Alleges Disability-Based Hostile Work Environment Under the NYC Human Rights Law
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In Olson v. Takeda Pharmaceuticals America, Inc. et al, Case No. 8:23-cv-590-TPB-CPT, 2024 WL 245978 (M.D.Fla. Jan. 23, 2024), the court (inter alia) denied defendant’s motion to dismiss plaintiff’s claims of race discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Americans with Disabilities Act. From the decision: It is true…

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In Brouillard v Sunrun, No. 2020-03610, 518516/19, 2023 N.Y. Slip Op. 04184, 2023 WL 5063992 (N.Y.A.D. 2 Dept., Aug. 09, 2023), the court affirmed the lower court’s denial of defendant’s motion to dismiss plaintiff’s claim of disability discrimination in violation of the New York City Human Rights Law. The court summarized the facts as follows:…

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In Salas v. New York City Department of Investigation, 2018 WL 1614339, 16-cv-8573 (S.D.N.Y. March 30, 2018), the court (inter alia) denied defendant’s motion to dismiss, and held that plaintiff – who suffered from a stutter – stated a claim for a hostile work environment under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). From the decision:…

Read More Plaintiff, Mocked For Stuttering, States Hostile Work Environment Claim Under the Americans with Disabilities Act
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