Monday, April 25, 2016

Is obesity a “per se” disability? One court says no.

Constangy Brooks Smith & Prophete LLP, Lexology

A panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit ruled this week that obesity is not a “disability” within the meaning of the Americans with Disabilities Act — even as amended in 2009 — unless the condition was caused by some underlying physiological disorder.

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