Author: Michael Cork (bio)
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Spurling v. C & M Fine Pack, Inc.
Recently, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana, Fort Wayne Division, was reversed by the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in a case involving a narcoleptic employee, Kimberly Spurling. The appellate court found that the district court erred in granting summary judgment to C & M Fine Pack in Spurling’s Americans with Disabilities Act claim. Spurling alleged that C & M terminated her due to her narcolepsy without engaging her in the “interactive process” to determine if a “reasonable accommodation” existed that would allow Spurling to perform the essential functions of her job. (more…)