Justices Put Discovery Atty's Insomnia ADA Suit To Bed

Law360, New York (January 21, 2014, 7:04 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court refused Tuesday to take up an Americans with Disabilities Act suit against Discovery Communications LLC, leaving intact a Fourth Circuit ruling that said a former Discovery lawyer allegedly fired for insomnia failed to prove that she was “substantially impaired.”

In April, a three-judge Fourth Circuit panel upheld a trial court ruling granting summary judgment to Discovery and other individual defendants on Victoria Anderson's claims, first brought in 2008 under the ADA, the Montgomery County, Md., Human Rights Act and the Family Medical...
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