Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Alleging Wellness Program Violated ADA

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On April 11, a Federal Judge dismissed a class action lawsuit alleging that a wellness program sponsored by Broward County, Florida (the “County”) violated the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”). In Seff v. Broward County, a former employee of the County, Bradley Seff, filed a class action complaint against the County alleging that it had violated the ADA by requiring employees to undergo a medical examination and making medical inquiries of its employees. United States District Judge K. Michael Moore of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida granted the County’s Motion for Summary Judgment, finding that the wellness program was not designed to evade the purposes of the ADA.

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