Under federal law, treating a worker or an applicant for a job differently because they have a disability is against the law. Yet disability discrimination continues to happen throughout Cleveland and the United States. If you have been discriminated against based on your disability, you have the right to seek legal remedy. At the office of Coffman Legal, LLC, our Cleveland disability discrimination attorneys can help. Call our law firm directly today or send us a message at your convenience to learn more.
According to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), not all persons with a medical condition are protected from disability discrimination under the law. Instead, a person has a qualifying disability that protects them from workplace discrimination if:
When an adverse or unfavorable action is taken against a person with a disability in the workplace, and that action or decision is based on the person’s disability, disability discrimination has occurred. Examples include:
If you have been discriminated against based on your disability, you have legal rights. You can seek remedies such as reinstatement to your original position, back pay for wages you were wrongfully denied, damages for emotional distress, and punitive damages in some cases. Our lawyers can help you by gathering evidence, explaining your rights, building your case, representing you throughout the claims process, and more.
If you have been discriminated against, our Cleveland disability discrimination lawyers want to help. We know how devastating discrimination is and want to support you in your claim for damages. Please call our lawyers directly or send us a message at your convenience to learn more about our services and your rights. We are here for you.