Disabled Job Trainees Protected By ADA, 6th Circ. Says

Law360, New York (August 8, 2012, 5:00 PM EDT) -- The Sixth Circuit revived a would-be bus driver's Americans with Disabilities Act suit against an Ohio high school Wednesday, stating that the ADA covers disabled job trainees and nixing a trial court's decision that law didn't apply because the plaintiff lacked a commercial driver's license.

In a published opinion, a three-judge Sixth Circuit panel reversed the dismissal of ADA and intentional infliction of emotional distress claims brought against Buckeye Valley High School by Tammy Rosebrough, who was born without a left hand.

The trial court granted...
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