Supreme Court Won't Review Ex-CVS Pharmacist's ADA Suit

Law360, New York (October 6, 2014, 2:59 PM EDT) -- The nation's highest court on Monday declined to hear an appeal by a former pharmacist for CVS Pharmacy Inc., who claimed the Eleventh Circuit improperly found he wasn't eligible for protection under the Americans with Disabilities Act in his putative class action accusing CVS of firing him because of health problems.

The U.S. Supreme Court denied certiorari to former CVS staffer Weldon Williams, letting stand the Eleventh Circuit's decision affirming a grant of summary judgment to the pharmacy chain. The appellate panel in January said Weldon, who suffers from Type 2 diabetes and cannot stand for long periods of time because...

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