Morton v Eastleigh Citizens’ Advice Bureau [2020]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    EWCA Civ 638
  • Legal Body
    England and Wales Court of Appeal (EWCA)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discrimination and Equality, Tribunal Practice, Procedures and Jurisdictional Issues
Issues covered: Disability Discrimination; Case Management; Adjournment

The claimant brought a disability discrimination claim against the respondent based upon her eating disorder, agoraphobia, depression and anxiety.  The respondent challenged this and the Employment Judge at the Tribunal directed a joint medical expert report.  Prior to the hearing, the claimant provided additional evidence and the employer conceded that she met the definition of being disabled.   The claimant still wished for the joint expert report to be required as the concession from the respondent was not in relation to all alleged disabilities.  A second Employment Judge refused this application.  Accordingly, the claimant requested a postponement to allow

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This article is correct at 27/05/2020
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