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Serednyj v. Beverly Healthcare, LLC (7th Cir. 2011)

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Short-Term Pregnancy Complications Found Not to Be a Disability

Franczek Radelet P.C • September 20, 2011
In a case of first impression in a court of appeals, the Seventh Circuit recently ruled that pregnancy-related complications can rise to the level of a "disability" within the meaning of the Americans with Disability Act (ADA). However, such complications, if they are of limited duration and dissipate once a woman gives birth, may not be "substantially limiting." Under those circumstances, no "disability" exists and no duty of reasonable accommodation is owed.