ADA: Americans With Disabilities Act
Pittsburgh Americans With Disabilities Act Lawyer
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) offers extensive workplace protections
for millions of disabled individuals. If you have a disability and your
employer is making it difficult for you to do your job or continue your
employment, you may have a claim under the ADA. We have extensive experience
in representing individuals under federal anti-discrimination laws. We
will make sure that your rights are protected and preserved.
Whether you are an employer or an employee, if you have questions concerning the ADA
contact a Pittsburgh Americans with Disabilities Act attorney online or call (412) 453-3341 to schedule a free initial consultation.
Am I Considered Disabled Under the ADA?
Under the ADA, a disability is broadly defined as any physical or mental
impairment that substantially impedes one or more major life activities.
Major life activities include things such as:
Since the enactment of the ADA, there have been many court decisions interpreting
what disabilities and medical conditions are covered under the law. This
requires an understanding of your medical history, your treatments for
your disability, and how that affects your everyday activities. It is
important to hire a
West Pennsylvania employment law lawyer who knows the law, understands the court decisions on the law, and knows
how it is typically applied.
Reasonable Accommodations in the Workplace
The ADA requires employers to provide reasonable workplace accommodations
for disabled employees. What is considered to be reasonable depends upon
a thorough evaluation of your medical needs and your job. At our
Pittsburgh law firm our attorneys bring over 100 years of combined experience to the table.
We will help you work with your employer to achieve a reasonable accommodation
of your disability. We will also evaluate how other statutes, such as
the Family and Medical Leave Act, may impact claims brought under the ADA.
Call for a Consultation With a Butler Disability Discrimination Attorney
If you are an employee or an employer who has questions regarding the ADA,
contact a Pennsylvania equal rights lawyer online or call (412) 453-3341 to schedule an initial consultation.