Posts tagged Verdicts and Settlements
Massachusetts Federal Court Issues Decision that Heavily Protects Massachusetts Disabled Employees

The Americans with Disabilities Act, as well as its Massachusetts state law equivalent, prohibit employers from discrimination against individuals with disabilities. Those laws, unlike other anti-discrimination laws, also require employers to provide disabled employees with reasonable accommodations so that they may perform their job duties.

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Steffans Legal Achieves Settlement Equal to Two Years of His Client's Earnings in Complex Disability Discrimination Case

The employee in this matter suffered from a rare neurological condition that caused her to suffer from periodic and unpredictable episodes that, occassionally, caused her to be late to work.  She always notified her manager when she was going to be late and provided as much notice as possible.

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Steffans Legal Convinces Employer to Increase Offer of Settlement by 2300% in Worcester-Based Racial Harassment, Racial Discrimination, and Retaliation Claim

The employee in this matter brought claims of racial harassment, racial discrimination, and retaliation against her employer, based in Worcester.  The employee is of Puerto Rican descent and felt she was being treated differently than her caucasian counterparts.

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