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Jury Awards $24 Million to Plaintiff for Employer’s Failure to Reasonably Accommodate Employee’s Mental Health Condition

A jury sitting in federal court in Massachusetts has awarded an employee with a mental health condition millions of dollars for the employer’s failure to reasonable accommodate a mental illness. The failure to do so led to the employee’s unwarranted dismissal.  Both the federal Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) and its state analogue, c. 151B, …

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