EEOC Sues Medical Group For Firing Doctor On Pain Meds

Law360, New York (September 29, 2016, 9:41 PM EDT) -- ApolloMD and Georgia Hospitalists Group were hit with an employment discrimination suit in Georgia federal court Wednesday by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, claiming the physicians services company and medical group violated the Americans with Disabilities Act by firing a doctor for taking narcotic medication prescribed for chronic pain.

Alunda Hunt was fired from his job at Spaulding Regional Medical Center shortly after revealing to his employers that he was being treated with prescribed narcotics and spinal injections for a chronic medical condition, despite his ability to perform his job duties, according to the EEOC’s complaint.

“At the time Dr....

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS

Attached Documents

Related Sections

Case Information

Case Title

Subscribers Only

Case Number

Subscribers Only

Court

Subscribers Only

Nature of Suit

Subscribers Only

Judge

Subscribers Only

Date Filed

Subscribers Only

Government Agencies