Pennsylvania Federal Judge: Reason For Firing Man With ADHD May Be Pretext

Pennsylvania Federal Judge: Reason For Firing Man With ADHD May Be Pretext

PHILADELPHIA - A black emergency medical technician who suffers from attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) failed to show that the ambulance company he worked for discriminated against him because of his race but did make a prima facie showing that he was fired because of his disability, a Pennsylvania federal judge held June 5 (Michael McCarty v. Marple Township Ambulance Corps,  No. 10-5747, E.D. Pa.; 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 77519).

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