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129 F.3d 857 *; 1997 U.S. App. LEXIS 32784 **; 1997 FED App. 0343P (6th Cir.) ***; 156 L.R.R.M. 2947; 21 Employee Benefits Cas. (BNA) 2126; 7 Am. Disabilities Cas. (BNA) 917
TERRY SMITH, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. AMERITECH; AMERITECH PUBLISHING, INC.; SICKNESS AND ACCIDENT DISABILITY BENEFIT PLAN; LONG TERM DISABILITY PLAN, Defendants-Appellees.
Prior History: [**1] Appeal from the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio at Toledo. No. 95-07481. David A. Katz, District Judge.
disability, accommodation, benefits, disability benefits, plan benefits, eligibility, interfering, terminated, reasonable accommodation, summary judgment, return to work, discharged, collective bargaining agreement, grant summary judgment, terms of the plan, reassignment, restrictions, Advertising, defendants', qualified individual, essential function, disabled employee, prima facie case, short-term, employees, grant of summary judgment, objectively reasonable, total disability, genuine issue, just cause
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