FDNY Settles Suit Filed By Disabled 9/11 First Responder

Law360, New York (May 9, 2013, 8:59 PM EDT) -- The New York City Fire Department has agreed to take new measures to help disabled firefighters stay on its roster, settling a suit alleging it refused to accommodate a fire captain with health problems inflicted by 9/11, according to a court order issued Wednesday.

The department agreed to give Gerald Snell $7,049 in back pay and to take steps to ensure compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, under a deal reached with the U.S. attorney's office and approved Wednesday by U.S. District Judge Kiyo Matsumoto....
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