Americans with Disabilities/FMLA
Cornish & Dell’Olio, P.C. is able to accept serious cases arising under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) cases on a contingent fee basis. Each case is evaluated at the initial consultation to determine whether a statute has been violated and whether the client has suffered significant harm.
Recent ADA and FMLA cases, which have been litigated by Cornish & Dell’Olio, P.C. are described below.
Click on the cases listed below to read court documents describing the claims.
Roe v. Catholic Health Initiatives Colorado, A Colorado nonprofit corporation, d/b/a Centura-Health-Penrose Hospital. Our client, who filed her claim under a pseudonym to protect her privacy, suffered from a disability that required her to use prescription medication while at work. Based upon a biased, vague, and unfounded complaint that our client abused her prescription medication the employer required our client to undergo unlawful medical examinations and inquiries that ultimately resulted in the termination of her employment. We filed a Complaint in federal court describing eighteen distinct violations of the ADA including . . .
Olivas v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Our client, a young woman, developed a serious medical condition as a result of her pregnancy. Due to her medical condition our client requested FMLA leave on three separate occasions. After our client used FMLA leave, which she believed had been approved, Wal-Mart terminated her employment for excessive absenteeism. We filed a Complaint in federal court for violations of the FMLA . . .
Parsons v. City of Colorado Springs. Our client, a police officer for the Colorado Springs Police Department, suffered a back injury during a riot control training exercise. As a result of his injuries he was unable to return to active duty. When he requested a reasonable accommodation pursuant to the ADA, his request was denied. We filed a Complaint in federal court for violations of the ADA. . . .
Grier v. Wendy’s of Colorado Springs, Inc. Our client, an Assistant Manager at Wendy’s, was subjected to a hostile work environment, and illegal handling of her medical information. Shortly after she filed a Charge of Discrimination with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Wendy’s eventually terminated her employment. We filed a Complaint in federal court for retaliation . . .