Genetic Anti-Bias Bill Rouses Litigation Fears

Law360, New York (April 24, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- David Escher had worked for the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad as a laborer and in various other positions for more than two decades when he began feeling numbness, pain and tingling sensations in his right hand.

He was informed by a doctor that he had developed work-related carpal tunnel syndrome.

However, his company was not satisfied with the results and requested more testing. Escher was tested several more times and each diagnosis confirmed the original diagnosis. It was days after his last test that he...
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