Biagio Stragapede v. City of Evanston

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ORDER: The opinion of this Court issued on 07/31/2017 is corrected as follows: On page 4, the second full paragraph beginning Stragapede sued the City and ending total award to $354,070.72 is removed in its entirety and now reads: Stragapede sued the City alleging that he was fired because of his disability in violation of the ADA. A jury returned a verdict for Stragapede and awarded $225,000 in damages. The judge then turned to the issue of equitable remedies, concluding that Stragapede was entitled to $354,070.72 in backpay plus interest from the date he was fired until the time of judgment. The judge did not award front pay. The jury s damages award and the judge s backpay calculation brought the total award to $579,070.72 [6859966-1] [6859966] [16-1344]

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Case: 16-1344 Document: 29 Filed: 08/08/2017 Pages: 1 United States Court of Appeals For the Seventh Circuit Chicago, Illinois 60604 August 8, 2017 By the Court: No. 16-1344 BIAGIO STRAGAPEDE, Plaintiff-Appellee, Appeal from the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division. v. No. 12 C 08879 CITY OF EVANSTON, ILLINOIS, Defendant-Appellant. Edmond E. Chang, Judge. ORDER The slip opinion issued in the above-entitled cause on July 31, 2017, is amended. On page 4, the second full paragraph beginning “Stragapede sued the City” and ending “total award to $354,070.72” is removed in its entirety and now reads: “Stragapede sued the City alleging that he was fired because of his disability in violation of the ADA. A jury returned a verdict for Stragapede and awarded $225,000 in damages. The judge then turned to the issue of equitable remedies, concluding that Stragapede was entitled to $354,070.72 in backpay plus interest from the date he was fired until the time of judgment. The judge did not award front pay. The jury’s damages award and the judge’s backpay calculation brought the total award to $579,070.72”

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