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Painter v. Illinois Department of Transportation

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Seventh Circuit Affirms Summary Judgment in Favor of Employer Finding That Required Mental-Health Examinations Did Not Violate the ADA

FordHarrison LLP • December 14, 2017
Executive Summary: Recently, the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit in Painter v. Illinois Department of Transportation affirmed the district court’s grant of summary judgment to the employer in a lawsuit alleging a violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), finding that a reasonable jury would have to find that the two mental-health examinations at issue were “job related and consistent with business necessity.”