Civil Procedure Keyed to Cross
Ali v. Wang Laboratories, Inc.
Ali, Plaintiff, employed by Wang Laboratories, Inc., Defendant, for about fifteen years, asserts that he suffered an injury at work, which created spurs on his vertebrae and indented the thecal sac in his spine. Further, the injury resulted in the creation of many chronic physical problems, which permanently limited his range of motion and capabilities. Plaintiff contends that his injury is deemed a disability, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, ADA. Plaintiff asserts that Defendant terminated him in violation of the ADA and other federal and state laws, due to his disability, age, and national origin. Plaintiff brought suit-seeking damages for severe emotional and mental distress caused by the termination. Plaintiff states he can still perform this essential job functions and wants to be re-employed. Defendant disagrees and wants Plaintiff to undergo physical and mental examinations. Thus, Defendant filed a motion to compel the examinations. Plaintiff objected, and the judge heard oral arguments on the issue.
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