Womble Carlyle Says EEOC's ADA Suit Should Be Tossed

Law360, New York (January 30, 2014, 6:01 PM EST) -- Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice LLP asked a North Carolina federal judge Thursday to toss a U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission suit accusing the firm of firing an office assistant after cancer left her disabled, claiming the worker couldn't perform her job's essential functions.

Womble Carlyle asked for summary judgment on all claims the EEOC leveled in an Americans with Disabilities Act suit brought on behalf of Charlesetta Jennings, who developed lifting restrictions Womble Carlyle allegedly failed to accommodate  after being treated for breast cancer....
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