Dollar General Can't Duck Fired Worker's ADA Suit

Law360, New York (July 22, 2013, 6:55 PM EDT) -- A Tennessee federal judge refused last week to throw out an Americans with Disabilities Act suit brought on behalf of a Dollar General Corp. payroll worker who claimed the retailer refused to give her a larger computer monitor and eventually fired her after she lost sight in one eye.

U.S. District Judge Aleta Trauger partially granted a motion from Dollar General on July 16, nixing an abandoned hostile work environment claim but holding that open factual disputes precluded granting the defendant summary judgment on discriminatory discharge...
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Case Title

Piper v. Dollar General Corporation


Case Number

3:11-cv-00554

Court

Tennessee Middle

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Jobs

Judge

Marvin E. Aspen

Date Filed

June 8, 2011

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