EEOC Sues Hospital For Firing Disabled Worker

Law360, New York (August 8, 2013, 7:03 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said Wednesday it is suing Columbus, Ohio's Riverside Methodist Hospital, alleging it violated federal law when it terminated an employee diagnosed with narcolepsy.

The EEOC said Riverside Methodist had failed to accommodate and ultimately fired employee Laura Stone after she was diagnosed with the sleep disorder in August 2009. The lawsuit seeks lost wages and damages on behalf of Stone and a court order requiring the hospital to implement policies to bring it into compliance with the Americans with Disabilities...
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Case Information

Case Title

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. OhioHealth Corporation

Case Number



Ohio Southern

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Americans with Disabilities - Employment


Gregory L. Frost

Date Filed

August 6, 2013


Government Agencies

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