GALVESTON – A process operator from Nederland alleges he was terminated because of his medical conditions.

Richard Placette filed a complaint on Oct. 27 in the Galveston Division of the Southern District of Texas against ExxonMobil Corp. alleging that the oil and gas company violated the Texas Commission on Human Rights Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff suffers from depression and post-traumatic stress disorder. The plaintiff alleges that on Sept. 3, 2015, he was terminated from his employment from the defendant. The plaintiff holds ExxonMobil Corp. responsible because the defendant allegedly discriminated against him and terminated his employment because of his disability.

The plaintiff seeks the of award compensatory and exemplary damages, back pay, reinstatement or front pay, injunctive relief, attorney's fees and costs. He is represented by Andrew S. Golub and Stephanie A. Hamm of Dow Golub Remels & Gilbreath PLLC in Houston.

Galveston Division of the Southern District of Texas Case number 3:16-cv-00306

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