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A worker claimed that his violent and threatening outbursts were the result of untreated attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Although the employer claimed the worker was fired for his behavior alone, the worker claimed his termination violated the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
The court said it had to first determine if the worker was a qualified individual under the Act. The worker said he was limited in the major life activities of learning and speaking because of his ADHD and therefore was entitled to ADA protections.
The court disagreed, noting that the worker had since …