This article investigates the ADA's direct-threat standard, opening with the story of Germanwings Flight 9525. It examines a disability lawsuit, EEOC v. Beverage Distributors Company, LLC, as well as the determination in Stragapede v. City of Evanston, Illinois. The article concludes by proposing a tri-partite medical review option for employers.
Van Detta, Jeffrey
"“For the Love of God! Open This Door!”: Individual Rights versus Public Safety Under the “Direct Threat” Standard of the Americans with Disabilities Act After Three Decades Of Litigation,"
Belmont Law Review: Vol. 6:
2, Article 6.
Available at: https://repository.belmont.edu/lawreview/vol6/iss2/6