Discrimination claims are expensive to defend. If they reach a jury, the results are often unpredictable. That’s one reason employers need to do everything within their power to preserve the option to file a motion for summary judgment. It’s one of the most effective risk and cost containment tool available to employers facing a discrimination lawsuit, and it’s especially important in disability discrimination cases.
When it comes ADA disability discrimination claims, employers have to think about litigation as soon as an employee self-identifies as disabled and brings up potential reasonable accommodations.
Originally published in HR Specialist, New York Employment Law, July 2014.
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