Chronic depression alone doesn’t necessarily mean an employee is disabled within the meaning of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Granting summary judgment for the Defendant Employer, the court found that the employee failed to establish that she was “disabled” within the meaning of the ADA. The definition of “disability” under the ADA requires (1) a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more of the major life activities; (2) a record of such impairment or, (3) being regarded as having such an impairment.
Bethel v. Garland, City of, Northern District of Texas No. 3-96-CV-1103-BD, September 11, 1997.
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