Legal forum: Supervisor personal liability for ada discrimination: Emerging issues for hospital administrators and physicians

Peter David Blanck, Eric J. Wallach, James P. Tenney

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Abstract

This article discusses emerging and conflicting trends in recent Americans with Disabilities Act discrimination legal decisions in which plaintiffs seek compersatary or punitive damages directly from supervisors and their employers, creating potential issues of personal liability for physicians or hospital administrators, for example. Also addressed in the article are potential problems employers face if supervisors are held personally liable for Americans with Disabilities Act discrimination.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1528-1532
Number of pages5
JournalSpine
Volume20
Issue number13
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 1995
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Americans With Disabilities Act
  • Discrimination
  • Liability

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
  • Clinical Neurology

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