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The ADA and Workers' Compensation - Are You In Compliance?

Posted by Sebastian Grasso on May 6, 2015 5:37:49 PM

What qualifies?

The reality is, with the ADA and workers' compensation the overwhelming majority of claims do not qualify as a “disability” under the definition set forth under the ADA.  

The ADA defines "disability" as:

  1. A physical or mental impairment that substantially limits a major life activity,
  2. A record of such an impairment, or
  3. Being regarded as having such an impairment.  Impairments resulting from occupational injury may not be severe enough to substantially limit a major life activity, or they may be only temporary, non-chronic, and have little or no long term impact.
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Topics: ADA Compliance

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