Thompson Legal Center Attorneys James Thompson and Kathryn Hopkinson along with EEOC Attorneys Kimberly Cruz, Anna Martinez and Muslima Lewis Win Rare Plaintiff’s Summary Judgment in ADA Case

Court finds that ATM, a Florida manufacturer, violated the Americans with Disabilities Act when it fired an employee because he had a back surgery six years prior.  The manufacturer required Mr. Matanic to pass a physical examination after it hired him and required him to go to  a local medical facility for an examination.  The medical facility, upon learning that Mr. Matanic had a prior surgery, required a medical release from the doctor who performed the surgery six years prior.  Mr. Matanic could not produce the release, the medical facility would not