Case Study: Kroll V. White Lake Ambulance

Law360, New York (September 19, 2012, 2:55 PM EDT) -- In a case of first impression, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit vacated the U.S. District Court

for the Western District of Michigan’s judgment and concluded that psychological counseling constitutes a medical examination under the Americans with Disabilities Act.

In Kroll v. White Lake Ambulance Authority, the plaintiff had worked as an emergency medical technician and was generally considered to be a good employee until she had an affair with a married co-worker and began to show on-the-job distress, principally through several outbursts at...
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