Employment Law; Federal Court, Tampa: Employee with obvious disability allowed to proceed on his failure to accommodate claim and on his discrimination and retaliation claims. (Tampa employment law attorney James Moten Thompson represented the Plaintiff.)
In a recent employment law case argued in Federal court in Tampa, the court ruled that because his disability was open and obvious, an employee did not need to ask for obviously needed accommodations from his employer. The court allowed employee to proceed with his accommodations claim as well as his employment law disability and retaliation claims against the City of Venice. Tampa employment lawyer James M. Thompson represented the employee.
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A police department records clerk who was injured while employed