NFL Says NJ High Court Ruling Can't Save Ex-Player's Suit

By Max Jaeger (September 8, 2021, 6:54 PM EDT) -- A recent New Jersey high court ruling making it easier to sue employers for failing to accommodate disabilities doesn't help the case of a former NFL player who was barred from wearing a protective visor, the league argued Tuesday.

The NFL asked a federal judge to grant its year-old motion to dismiss the suit by Rontez Miles, a former New York Jets safety who claims the league violated the federal Americans with Disabilities Act and New Jersey's Law Against Discrimination when an equipment official refused to let him wear a shaded visor to combat light sensitivity caused by his alopecia. Miles...

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