Posts tagged "anti-discrimination law"

In disability discrimination lawsuit, former employee held bound by inconsistent statement made in Social Security Disability benefits application

Under the principle of judicial estoppel, a party to a lawsuit is precluded from asserting a claim that is inconsistent with a prior statement or position. In Thompson v. Gold Medal Bakery, Inc., the First Circuit recently applied this principle in the context of a lawsuit involving claims of disability discrimination against a former employer.

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