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Does order for a medical reevaluation of an employee after she has returned to work following Family Medical Leave Act leave violate her FMLA rights?

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In White v. County of Los Angeles (filed 4/15/14) 2014 DJDAR 4726, White took FMLA leave from her position of district attorney’s office investigator as a result of emotional/medication difficulties she experienced. Her psychiatrist certified her condition, which was expected to hospitalize her for 2 weeks, followed by 2 weeks of outpatient care plus possibly […]

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California’s Disabled Persons Act mandatorily grants attorney fees to prevailing defendant.

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Can a business sued for denial of disabled person access mandatorily recover its attorney fees upon successful defense of an action that includes both claims of violation of Cal. Civil Code section 55 and federal ADA? The California Supreme Court has answered yes in Jankey v. Lee (filed December 17, 2012) 2012 DJDAR 16809, disagreeing […]

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