CourtCases2010

Mcalindin alleged that the other systems analyst in

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: h others are "major life activities" under the ADA, and that McAlindin has raised a triable issue as to whether he is substantially limited in a major life activity. We reverse the grant of summary judgment on the ADA claim and remand for further proceedings. However, we affirm the district court's grant of summary judgment on the retaliation claim. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -Footnotes- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - n1 A somatoform disorder is a "condition marked by the presence of symptoms suggesting a physical disease but without physical changes or physiological mechanisms that might account for the symptoms. In addition, there must be evidence, or a strong suggestion, that the symptoms have a psychogenic or psychologic origin." J.E. Schmidt, 5 Attorney's Dictionary of Medicine and Word Finder at S-206 (1999). - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -End Footnotes- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - FACTUAL AND PROCEDURAL BACKGROUND n2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -Footnotes- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - n2 We recite the facts in the light most favorable to McAlindin, the non-moving party. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -End Footnotes- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - [**3] McAlindin began working for the County's Housing and Community Development Department as a systems analyst in September 1983. Several doctors have concluded that McAlindin suffers from anxiety disorders, panic disorders, and somatoform disorders. He has received treatment, including psychotherapy and a number of medications, such as Xanax, Buspar, and Paxil. McAlindin explained his condition in his declaration, which stated the following: I have been diagnosed with anxiety disorders, including panic disorders and somatoform disorders . . . . Despite the medications [I take], I continue to experience symptoms so severe that at least once a month, I am completely incapacitated, and forced to lie down. Symptoms include dizziness, lightheadedness, narrowed vision, and strange sensations in my head, and my arms and legs. As a result of the medications, I expe...
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 09/30/2012 for the course ENC 102 taught by Professor Deria during the Spring '08 term at FIU.

Ask a homework question - tutors are online