The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has sued the Defender Association of Philadelphia over claims that the agency failed to properly accommodate a supervising attorney in the juvenile unit who allegedly developed major depression and post-traumatic stress disorder from handling sex crime cases.
The EEOC filed the lawsuit April 26 on behalf of attorney Megan Perez in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. The suit, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Defender Association of Philadelphia, alleges the Defender Association violated the Americans with Disabilities Act and seeks economic and punitive damages.
This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.
To view this content, please continue to their sites.
LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.
For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]