Disability discrimination: Progressive condition a disability only if substantial adverse effects likely in the future
This report relates to 1 case(s)
Mowat-Brown v University of Surrey  IRLR 235 EAT (4 other reports)
In Mowat-Brown v University of Surrey 10.12.01 EAT 462/00, the EAT upholds an employment tribunal's decision that a claimant diagnosed with multiple sclerosis was not disabled within the meaning of the Disability Discrimination Act. With progressive conditions, where substantial adverse effects are not already present, the claimant has to show that it is more likely than not that, at some stage in the future, he or she will suffer substantial adverse effects on his or her abilities to carry out normal day-to-day activities.