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Garden center settles ADA claim for $50K

A Hyattsville-based farm and nursery will pay $50,000 to a former employee who was fired after the company discovered he has hemophilia. Homestead Gardens Inc. said it would pay Richard Starkey as part of a larger settlement of the U.S. ...

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Lab tech with Asperger’s syndrome to get $60K

A national employment agency will pay $60,000 to a Frederick job applicant who claimed he was told to stop completing hiring paperwork after disclosing he had been diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome, a disorder considered on the high-functioning end of the ...

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Woman sues over electrical shock suffered at circuit court

A Baltimore woman who claims she suffered a debilitating shock last month while being scanned in court by a metal-detecting wand is suing the city Friday, alleging violations of her constitutional right to due process and her statutory right to ...

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Opinions – 4/16/12: 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals

Civil Rights Americans with Disabilities Act BOTTOM LINE: While police investigations are subject to Americans with Disabilities Act, accommodations provided by police to detained deaf man were reasonable under the Act due to the exigent circumstances involved in investigation of ...

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Deaf inmates sue state prisons, seek services, technology

A group of deaf and hard-of-hearing inmates have filed a federal discrimination lawsuit against the state Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services and others claiming they are regularly denied access to specialized phones and technology that allow them to ...

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