Atty Who Advised Co. To Deny Breaks Can Stay In ADA Suit

By Matthew Santoni (November 26, 2018, 8:17 PM EST) -- An attorney defending a Pittsburgh-area company against allegations it violated the Americans with Disabilities Act by denying a worker extra breaks to deal with her anxiety can stay on the case despite being the one who advised the company to deny the accommodation, a Pennsylvania federal judge ruled Monday.

U.S. District Judge Billy Roy Wilson, on temporary assignment to the Pittsburgh federal court from Arkansas, denied Beth Schirnhofer's motion to disqualify Premier Comp Solutions LLC attorney Stanley M. Stein from being trial counsel on the case, following her claims that Premier could pursue a defense it was simply following Stein's advice when denying...

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