Shooting Fish in a Barrel

“Low hanging fruit.”  Like “shooting fish in a barrel.”  Call it what you will, but “’shooting fish in a barrel’ is our way of describing the EEOC’s clear targeting of heath care providers for disability discrimination claims under the Americans With Disabilities Act (“ADA”).”  See our post on December 13, 2013 entitled “When Will Medical

We playfully refer to the serious matter of the EEOC repeatedly suing health care facilities for alleged violations of the Americans With Disabilities Act (“ADA”) as the EEOC “shooting fish in a barrel” or “picking low hanging fruit.”   We warn medical folks about the EEOC’s targeting of them by highlighting new suiits brought by the

“Shooting fish in a barrel” is our way of describing the EEOC’s targeting of heath care providers for disability discrimination claims under the Americans With Disabilities Act (“ADA”).   See our most recent post on December 13, 2013 entitled “When Will Medical Providers Learn Not To Be ‘Fish In A Barrel’ To Be Shot By The

Two more ADA cases have hit the news this week, one of which involves – you guessed it – a suit against a medical center.  To repeat our mantra:  the EEOC is gunning for medical providers to sue under the ADA.

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The EEOC sued an Oakland-based medical center, Children’s Hospital and Research Center, on behalf