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Fla. Jury Awards Deaf Costco Worker $775K In Disability Row

Law360 (June 13, 2018, 7:46 PM EDT) -- A Florida federal jury has issued a $775,000 verdict against Costco for not providing adequate accommodations to a deaf employee, but found that the retailer didn’t discriminate or retaliate against the worker based on her disability when it fired her.

Although the jury on Monday found in Costco’s favor as to Christine D’Onofrio’s claims that she was illegally fired because of her disability and in retaliation for internal complaints she raised about discriminatory treatment she allegedly endured, it found in favor of D’Onofrio on her claim that Costco...
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Case Information

Case Title

D'Onofrio v. Costco Wholesale Corporation

Case Number



Florida Southern

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Other


William J. Zloch

Date Filed

September 30, 2015

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