Edison pays out $175K to settle suit over firefighter with ADD

EDISON — The township and one of its firefighters have settled a discrimination lawsuit with a $175,000 payout to the employee, according to records. 

Timothy Eosso, who was hired by the Edison Fire Department in 1996, sued the township accusing the fire chief of harassing him and failing to accommodate his medical condition of attention deficit disorder, according to the lawsuit filed in 2014. 

On Wednesday evening, the Edison council approved the settlement of $175,000 as the case was set to go to trial, according to township and court documents.

Roughly 4.4 percent of adults have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, according to the …read more

Source: NJ.com Middlesex

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