Fleming v. Yuma Reg. Med. Ctr., No. 07-16427 - Employment Law - U.S. Ninth Circuit
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Fleming v. Yuma Reg. Med. Ctr., No. 07-16427

In an action for employment discrimination based on plaintiff's disability, summary judgment for defendant is reversed where Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, 29 U.S.C. section 794, extends to a claim of discrimination brought by an independent contractor because the Rehabilitation Act covers all individuals "subject to discrimination under any program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance."

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Appellate Information

Argued and Submitted February 12, 2009

Filed November 19, 2009

Judges

Opinion by Judge Bybee

Counsel

For Appellant:

Stanley Lubin, Lubin & Enoch, P.C., Phoenix, AZ

Stephanie M. Marnin, Outten & Golden, L.L.P., Stamford, CT, for the plaintiff-appellant.

For Appellees:

Sandra J. Creta, Quarles & Brady L.L.P., Phoenix, AZ