ADA

Hannah P. v. Coats (P)

The district court correctly held that an employer was entitled to summary judgment as to an employee’s Rehabilitation Act discrimination claim and FMLA retaliation claim, arising from the employer’s decision not to hire her for a permanent position. However, the… Read More ›

EEOC v. McLeod Health Inc. (P)

In this ADA discrimination action brought by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the district court wrongly granted summary judgment to the defendant employer. The EEOC claimed that the employer violated the ADA by requiring its longtime employee, an editor of… Read More ›

Wicomico Nursing Home v. Padilla (P)

Plaintiff nursing homes allege that Maryland agency heads wrongfully denied their residents Medicaid benefits, in violation of the 14th Amendment and several federal statutes. The district court properly dismissed their complaint for lack of subject-matter jurisdiction and failure to state… Read More ›

Latson v. Clarke (P)

The court granted summary judgment as to various claims by plaintiff and former inmate Reginald Latson, who alleges he was denied medical treatment and subjected to abuse prior to being conditionally pardoned by the Governor of Virginia. Latson’s claims under… Read More ›

Blanch v. Hexagon US Federal Inc.

A plaintiff suffering from diabetes, colon cancer, vision problems, hearing difficulties, kidney failure, and amputated appendages failed to present evidence from which a jury could reasonably conclude that the defendant terminated the plaintiff’s employment for discriminatory reasons. The employer claimed… Read More ›