Adjunct Law Prof Blog

Editor: Mitchell H. Rubinstein
New York Law School

Sunday, February 24, 2013

Court Holds Nurse Not Qualified Because She Applied For Disability

An RN suffering from fibromyalgia who was fired for poor performance failed to show she was a “qualified individual” under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act because she sought disability benefits and applied for only one job following her termination according to the court which so ruled on Jan. 28, 2013. (Bell v. Methodist Healthcare Memphis Hosps., W.D. Tenn., No. 2:11-cv-02756, 1/28/13).

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