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Case: Disability Discrimination/Reasonable Accommodation (E.D. Va.)

June 23, 2022, 9:46 PM

A federal district court in Virginia granted summary judgment to Inova Home Health, LLC on a clinical manager’s reasonable accommodation and disability discrimination claims under the Americans with Disabilities Act, when, during the Covid-19 pandemic, she was informed that she would be required to perform patient care field visits, and her request for an accommodation excusing her from field visits due to physical limitations from a past knee surgery wasn’t granted. Inova Home Health deemed the field visit-related functions of her job essential, and the job description she received when she began her employment describes performing field visits as an ...