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Date: 07-01-2022

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Michelle Huber v. Cross and Blue Shield of Florida, Inc.

Case Number: 2:20-cv-03059-MVL-JVM

Judge: Mary Ann Vial Lemmon

Court: United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana (Orleans Parish)

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Defendant's Attorney: Susan Fahey Desmond and Amanda Wingfield Goldman

Description: New Orleans, Louisiana civil rights lawyers represented Plaintiff, who sued Defendants on an Americans with Disabilities Act violation theory.

Plaintiffs suit alleges defendant, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida ("BCBS"), violated the Americans with Disabilities Act, 42 U.S.C. §12101, et seq., and the Louisiana Employment Discrimination Law, La. R.S. § § 23:322 and 23:323, by terminating her on account of her disability and failing to accommodate her as required by statute by not excepting her from a drug testing requirement that flagged her as positive for impermissible drug use due to her use of hemp-based CBD oil to control her migraines.

Outcome: Dismissed.

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