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Case: Disability/Discharge (11th Cir.)

Nov. 18, 2019, 8:33 PM

A correctional officer for the Florida Department of Corrections with diagnosed Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder may not proceed with his claim that he was wrongfully terminated because of his disability. He wasn’t a “qualified individual” under the Americans with Disabilities Act at the time of his firing because he had a physician’s note that stated that he couldn’t work at that time and the doctor was unable to give a return to work date. The case is Monroe v. Fla. Dep’t of Corr., 2019 BL 439832, 11th Cir., No. 18-14664 Non-Argument Calendar, unpublished 11/15/19.

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