After working at Costco for 24 years, Christine D’Onofrio was allegedly fired for speaking too loudly. D’Onofrio is Deaf and cannot self-regulate the volume of her own voice. D’Onofrio was awarded $750,000 for emotional pain and mental anguish for being denied reasonable accommodations while working at Costco.
GEC has extensive experience in labor and employment matters, including wrongful termination cases associated with ADA lawsuits, like this one. We have testified nationwide, and analyzed claims in this area across virtually every occupation and industry, from self-employed sole-proprietors to unionized laborers.