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Demonstrating Good Faith Helps Buyers Avoid, Win Suits By Disabled Workers Even though an employer takes the necessary steps to reasonably accommodate a disabled employee, litigation is often the result of a disgruntled worker who believes that he or she has been treated unfairly or differently than what was expected.

Lawsuits involving the Americans With Disabilities Act can be avoided when employers take the steps necessary to ensure that an employee with a disability is treated fairly and consistently in the reasonable accommodation process.

In essence, it is in an employers best interests to exercise the utmost good faith possible in determining whether or not, and in what manner, to provide a reasonable accommodation.

This process, which must be an individualized approach, should include the following steps:

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