Plaintiff needed to prove her monkey was a service animal

March 4, 2016

  • 78 Civil Rights
  • 78I Rights Protected and Discrimination Prohibited in General
  • 78k1016 Handicap, Disability, or Illness
  • 78k1021 Physical access and mobility;  carriers

03-04-16.jpgTo establish prima facie case of disability discrimination under the ADA where the alleged discrimination only involves plaintiff’s access with an alleged service animal, she must prove her monkey qualifies as a service animal under the ADA.

Rose v. Springfield-Greene County Health Dept., 668 F.Supp.2d 1206 (W.D.Mo., 2009)