Kansas Man Says Morbid Obesity A Disability Under ADA

By Matthew Bultman (June 10, 2015, 8:03 PM EDT) -- A Kansas man who claims BNSF Railway Co. reneged on a job offer because he weighed too much has urged the Eighth Circuit to revive his case, claiming morbid obesity is a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act....

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