March 5, 2012

Amelia Rivera, a Child With Disability, Allegedly Denied Kidney Transplant By Philadelphia Hospital

Parents of three year old Amelia Rivera of Philadelphia are outraged after a Doctor has refused to perform surgery on their young daughter who suffers from a rare genetic disorder called Wolf-Hirschhorn syndrome.
January 23, 2012

AutoZone Injunction to make Reasonable Accommodation for Disabilities

A federal court in Illinois has ordered an injunction against AutoZone, Inc., to reasonably accommodate for disabilities of its retail employees in central Illinois for three years and must keep records of these requests for four years.
December 9, 2011

EEOC Disability Lawsuit Against Bank of America

In Chicago, Illinois, the Bank of America Corporation was charged with violating federal law. According to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) lawsuit, the bank failed to accommodate a legally blind data entry worker and then fired him after one day’s work because of his disability.
August 22, 2011

Tracy Morgan Mocks Mentally Disabled In NYC Comedy Show

“30 Rock” star Tracy Morgan is making headlines again after an inappropriate comment about children with disabilities during a stand-up comedy routine in New York.
August 11, 2011

Verizon to Pay $20 Million to Settle Nationwide EEOC Disability Suit

Verizon Communications and U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission have reached a settlement in a nationwide class disability discrimination lawsuit. Verizon has agreed to pay $20 million and provide significant equitable relief to resolve a disability lawsuit.