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Wilmington Disability Discrimination Attorneys

Under both the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Delaware laws, employees with disabilities are protected from workplace discrimination. This means that employers are prohibited from any discriminatory action involving workers with handicaps, disabilities or even perceived disabilities. If you are an employee or an employer dealing with a disability discrimination claim, you should know your rights and options.

Get the legal information and advocacy you need at Martin D. Haverly, Attorney at Law. We are a full-service employment law firm, offering solutions to employees and employers. We are based in Wilmington and represent clients throughout Delaware.

Learn The Basics With Our Delaware Work Disability Discrimination Lawyers

Employers have a duty to make reasonable accommodations for workers with disabilities. The details are best worked out between the employer and the worker, and each party must use good faith in negotiating an agreeable solution. Some examples of accommodations include:

  • Adapted work station equipment (ergonomic chairs, keyboards, etc.)
  • Access to an appropriate work station
  • Work schedule adjustments
  • Corrective devices for hearing or vision loss
  • Time allowed for medical treatment

Discrimination may occur in a variety of ways, such as failing to provide a reasonable accommodation, suspension, termination, changing the terms of employment, harassment or retaliation for filing complaints, seeking accommodations, filing workers' compensation claims and more.

Our firm has helped employees facing disability discrimination issues for more than 19 years. In addition, we provide sound counsel and litigation for businesses throughout our area. Clients have depended on our ability to investigate liability and damages issues, as well as our proven ability to present complex information in mediation or litigation settings.

Whether you seek to assert your worker rights or protect your business, we will represent your interests with steadfast resolve and determination. Visit our web pages for more information on the ADA, and other types of employment discrimination involving the FMLA, sexual harassment and more.

Protect Your Rights Now — Contact Our Delaware Firm

At Martin D. Haverly, Attorney at Law, our team is here to support you. Contact us at 302-529-0121 to arrange an in-person meeting. Our office is conveniently located in the suburbs just outside the city of Wilmington and serves clients in Delaware.

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  • Sheridan v. E. I. DuPont de Nemours & Co., 100 F.3d 1061 (3rd Cir. 1996) (en banc) (Plaintiff's jury verdict and the "pretext only" paradigm for proof of intentional discrimination established).
  • Hawkins v. Division of State Police, et al., C.A. No. 99-297-SLR (Religious discrimination case which successfully obtained an offer of judgment and caused the State to stop using the MMPI-1.
  • Miller v. Daimler Chrysler Corp., C. A. No. 01-827-JJF (D.Del. 2003) (Race Discrimination claim survived Motion for Summary Judgment).
  • Panaro v. J.C. Penny, Inc., C.A. 01C-02-010 JOH, 2002 WL 130692 (Del. Super. 2002)(In a personal injury case, admission into evidence of direct examination of deceased deponent/plaintiff does not.
  • Price, et al. v. L. Aaron Chaffinch, et al., C.A. No. 04-956-GMS, 2006 WL 1313178 (D.Del. 2006) (First Amendment Retaliation, Petitions Clause and Defamation Claims survived Motion for Summary Judgment).
  • Reyes v. Freebery, 141 Fed. Appx. 49 (3d Cir. 2005) (per curiam) remanding to District Court to explain its restrictions on the public's right to access to judicial records and counsel's First Amendment.
  • Underwood v. Sear Roebuck and Co., 343 F.Supp.2d 259 (D.Del. 2004) (Gender discrimination claim survived Motion for Summary Judgment).
  • Shotzberger v. State of Delaware Dept. Of Correction, 2004 WL 758354 (D.Del. Jan. 30, 2004) (Gender discrimination claim survived Motion for Summary Judgement).
  • Stull v. Thomas S. Neuberger, P.A., 2003 WL 21481016 (Del. Super. Febr. 28, 2003) (Effect of Delaware accord and satisfaction law on a contract for legal services).
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