Mealey's Labor & Employment - U.S. High Court Rejects Worker's Suit Claiming Carpal Tunnel Is A Disability

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Supreme Court on March 31 declined the hear the appeal of a Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruling that found that a worker's carpal tunnel syndrome is not a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and upheld the decision to impose sanctions on the worker's attorney (Cathie Kempter v. Michigan Bell Telephone Company, dba AT&T Michigan, et al., No. 13-890, U.S. Sup.; 2014 U.S. LEXIS 2354).

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