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"Now, post-COVID, employers will have a more difficult time denying accommodations because they could look back during COVID to determine what portions of the job required in-person attendance and how remote operations were feasible at the time of the pandemic," Attorney Matthew Dietz said. (Photo: Diego M. Radzinschi/ALM) “Now, post-COVID, employers will have a more difficult time denying accommodations because they could look back during COVID to determine what portions of the job required in-person attendance and how remote operations were feasible at the time of the pandemic,” Attorney Matthew Dietz said. (Photo: Diego M. Radzinschi/ALM)

A lawsuit against State Farm alleging the insurer denied accommodations to an employee in 2016 is now advancing and catching the eye of attention of attorneys countrywide.

As spotted on Law.com Radar, plaintiff Precious Ford filed an employment discrimination complaint against State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co., alleging a violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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