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ADA Does Not Allow Individual Liability

Title VII of the Americans with Disabilities Act does not permit individual liability. The court cites the weight of authority, including the Second Circuit, and also analogizes to Title VII. Accord, Corr v. MTA Long Island Bus, 27 F.Supp.2d 259 (E.D.N.Y. 1998). The court does not address other parts of the ADA. ADA violations can also not be pursued via 1983, since the ADA has a comprehensive remedial scheme, and permitting 1983 actions would serve only to evade the rule against individual liability. See: Meara v. Bennett, 27 F.Supp.2d 288 (D.Mass. 1998).

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