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Harrison v. Benchmark Elecs. Huntsville, Inc., 08-16656

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By FindLaw Staff on January 12, 2010 4:07 PM

In an action claiming that defendant-employer made an improper medical inquiry in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), summary judgment for defendant is reversed where: 1) 42 U.S.C. section 12112(d)(2) did not limit coverage to applicants who were also "qualified individuals with disabilities"; and 2) while the district court correctly concluded that employers may conduct follow-up questioning in response to a positive drug test, it failed to acknowledge any limits on this type of questioning.

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Filed January 12, 2010

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