Tagged: disability discrimination

ADH Wins $280,000 Judgment Against Architect of the Capitol in Disability Discrimination Case

ADH Member, Les Alderman, filed suit against the Architect of the Capitol on behalf of Justin McGuire for, among other things, disability discrimination and retaliation resulting in Mr. McGuire’s termination from his job as a high voltage electrician with the Architect of the Capitol.  After the completion of discovery, the Architect made an Offer of Judgment in the total amount of $280,000.  Such judgements, in which the defendant voluntarily accepts a judgment against it, are highly unusual in civil litigation.

ADH Law settles $400,000 case against the District of Columbia in hostile work environment and retaliation claim.

In August 2018, ADH Member, Les Alderman, settled a lawsuit filed on behalf of an employee of a District of Columbia agency for $400,000.  The plaintiff was subjected to a hostile work environment based on her disability and regularly subjected to insults such as “crip” and “cripple” over the course of her employment.  When the plaintiff complained about the hostile environment, she was terminated.

ADH Files Sex and Disability Discrimination Lawsuit Against Capitol Police on Behalf of Female Officer

ADH attorney, Les Alderman, is representing a Capitol Police Officer in her lawsuit against the Capitol Police for sex and disability discrimination and retaliation. The officer, Mauricia Van Meter, was improperly expelled from the training program for the force’s prestigious K-9 unit due to her gender and disability.  Read a Washington Post article on the lawsuit here.

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