HIV-Positive Worker Awarded $1M In ADA Suit Against NYIT

Law360, New York (June 13, 2012, 3:00 PM EDT) -- A New York federal jury has ruled that a former New York Institute of Technology employee who filed an Americans With Disabilities Act lawsuit claiming the school terminated him because he had HIV should get $1.35 million in damages, an attorney for the plaintiff said Wednesday.

The jury decided Tuesday that Anthony Baffo, who worked as general manager of NYIT's de Seversky Conference Center on Long Island, should get $100,000 in compensatory damages and $1.25 million in punitive damages, although the punitive award will be reduced...
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