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Sixth Circuit lowers bar for ADA plaintiffs
May 25, 2012
Source: Justia.com US Law - Lewis v. Humboldt Acquisition Corp.
Breaking from seventeen years of precedent, the Sixth Circuit in Lewis v. Humboldt Acquisition Corporation, Inc., __ F.3d ___, 2012 WL 1889389 (6th Cir. May 25, 2012), rejected its long standing rule that plaintiffs alleging violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may prevail only if they show that their disability was the “sole” reason for any adverse employment action.
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