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LAWSON v. CSX TRANSP., INC., 00-1179

Insulin-dependent diabetes and related medical conditions are physical impairments covered under the Americans with Disabilities Act, and where the record could support a finding that defendant refused to hire plaintiff due to his diabetes, material issues of fact preclude summary judgment in favor of defendant.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 03/26/2001
  • Published 03/26/2001


  • RIPPLE, Circuit Judge., Before CUDAHY, EASTERBROOK and RIPPLE, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Seventh Circuit


  • For Appellant:
  • Robert S. Rifkin,Maurer, Rifkin & Hill, Indianapolis, IN, for Plaintiff-Appellant., Dori K. Bernstein (Argued), Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Office of General Counsel, Washington, DC, for Amicus Curiae.

  • For Appellees:
  • Michael D. Marine (Argued), Ice & Miller, Indianapolis, IN, for Defendant-Appellee.
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