Tuesday, February 17, 2004

No jury, no 1981a damages for retalation claim under ADA

In January, a panel of the Seventh Circuit held in the case of Kramer v. Bank of America Securities, LLC that a plaintiff with a retaliation claim under the Americans with Disabilities Act is limited to the old-fashioned Title VII remedies, cannot recovery punitive or "compensatory" damages under 42 U.S.C. 1981a, and has no right to a jury trial.

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