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Disability discrimination: Clear medical evidence of disability required in "deduced effects" cases

This report relates to 1 case(s)

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    Woodrup v London Borough of Southwark [2003] IRLR 111 CA (0 other reports)

Key points

  • In Woodrup v London Borough of Southwark [2003] IRLR 111, the Court of Appeal holds that in cases where the effects of an alleged disability have to be deduced because of the effects of successful treatment, employees should be required to provide detailed medical evidence of the symptoms they would suffer if their condition were untreated.
  • The complainant in this case was able to produce no such evidence.