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Law Firms – Employment Practices Claims up 15%

Jury Awards $2.6 Million in Punitive Damages

Hutchins, Wheeler and Dittmar

This law firm fired the Executive Director after it was learned he has Multiple Sclerosis.  The claimant alleged that the firm did not provide reasonable accommodations for his disability, increased his workload and did not place his desk closer to the elevator.  The firm denied that that it had discriminated against the claimant.

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