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  1. Blanks v. Southwestern Bell Communications, Inc., 310 F.3d 398 (5th Cir. 2002)

    In this opinion, the Fifth Circuit held that an HIV-positive man who brought a claim of employment discrimination under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was not “disabled” within the meaning of the statute. Under the ADA, a plaintiff is considere ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 3/31/2016 10:18am

  2. Waddell v. Valley Forge Dental Assocs., Inc. 276 F.3d 1275 (11th Cir. 2001)

    An HIV-positive dental hygienist who was fired because of his HIV status brought a claim against his employer under Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The employer raised the ADA’s direct threat exception, arguing that an HIV-positive ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 3/31/2016 10:19am

  3. Flowers v. Southern Regional Physician Services, Inc., 247 F.3d 229 (5th Cir. 2001)

    This opinion affirms a holding for an employee living with HIV who brought a hostile work environment claim under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). While the question of whether the ADA allows a hostile work environment claim has not been resolve ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 3/31/2016 10:19am