11th Circ. Says ADA Medical Test Suits Don't Need Disability

Law360, New York (May 8, 2013, 7:14 PM EDT) -- The Eleventh Circuit ruled for the first time Wednesday that employees who seek refuge under an Americans with Disabilities Act section that bans employers from ordering nonjob-related medical evaluations need not be disabled to bring their challenges, because the act doesn't require it.

The appellate court said that a Coca-Cola employee who lobbed an ADA challenge against a company-ordered psychological evaluation didn't have to prove that he was disabled under the law to take advantage of the act, but it nonetheless ruled that Coca-Cola was within...
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