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American with Disabilities Act

The Whitehead Law Firm successfully concluded an American with Disabilities Act Claim by a Louisiana Department Safety and Corrections  employee who was found sleeping while on duty.  Robert Shortess vs. State of Louisiana, et al.  United States District Court, Middle District of Louisiana, Civil Action 07-523.  The Court granted a Motion for Summary Judgment in favor of the State of Louisiana after careful analysis of the facts and applicable law. “This ruling provides a clear precedence that Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Correction should and must discipline corrections officers who fail to perform to their job duties,” said Jack Whitehead, “we are honored to represent Louisiana and  help carefully consider the facts and circumstances.”


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