TITLE

Damage Remedies for ADA Retaliation Limited by Ninth Circuit

PUB. DATE
January 2010
SOURCE
Venulex Legal Summaries;2010 Q1, Special section p1
SOURCE TYPE
Law
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the court case, Alvarado v. Cajun Operating Co. d/b/a AFC Enters, Inc., wherein the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit decided that plaintiffs who won on American with Disabilities Act (ADA) retaliation cases may receive only equitable relief, including reinstatement and back pay. According to the Ninth Circuit, ADA retaliation claims do not include compensatory and punitive damages. Details of the case are discussed.
ACCESSION #
52448826

 

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