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MAHON v. CROWELL, 00-6134

In an employee's claim that the Tennessee Valley Authority fired him because of a disability, a back condition did not meet the statutory test for being "disabled" under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the employee was not substantially limited in the activity of working.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 10/25/2001
  • Decided 06/28/2002
  • Published 06/28/2002


  • Before MERRITT and DAUGHTREY, Circuit Judges; WELLS, District Judge.


  • United States Sixth Circuit


  • For Appellant:
  • Jay Lewis (argued and briefed), Montgomery, Alabama, Terry R. Smyly (briefed), Montgomery, AL, for Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Edwin C. Christenbury, General Counsel, Thomas F. Fine, Sr. Litigation Authority, Knoxville, TN, John E. Slater, Barbara S. Maxwell, Tennessee Valley Authority, Knoxville, TN, for Appellees.