ALEXANDRIA – A St. Mary Parish man alleges his Morgan City employer terminated his employment after he took a medical leave.
A. Pisani filed a complaint on March 14 in the U.S. District Court for
the Western District of Louisiana against Conrad Industries Inc.
alleging that the former employer violated the Louisiana Employment
Discrimination Law and the Americans with Disabilities Act.
to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that he was hired by the
defendant as a crane operator in 2001 and that he took a medical leave
from October 2015 to January 2016 to recover from a pinched nerve in his
back. The suit states that on Feb. 1, 2016, he was terminated form
The plaintiff holds Conrad Industries Inc.
responsible because the defendant allegedly discriminated against him,
refused to enter into the required interactive process to determine
whether any accommodation would have resolved any of the defendant's
concerns and refused to allow him to return to work.
plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks compensatory and punitive
damages, litigation expenses and all further relief as the court deems
just and appropriate. He is represented by Paul F. Bell of Bell Law Firm
LLC in Baton Rouge.
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana Case number 6:17-cv-00393