HOUSTON – A former account manager alleges that he was wrongfully terminated because of his disability.

Michael Brewster filed a complaint on Nov. 13 in the Houston Division of the Southern District of Texas against Kratos Public Safety & Security Solutions Inc. alleging that the security system company violated the Americans with Disabilities Act.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff began his employment with the defendant in July 2015 and was diagnosed with cancer in January 2016. The suit states he worked from home during treatments and after a surgery. He was terminated Oct. 11, 2016, the suit states, without any prior warning.

The plaintiff holds Kratos Public Safety & Security Solutions Inc. responsible because the defendant allegedly discriminated against him on the basis of his disability, refused to accommodate his disability and retaliated against him by terminating his employment after making discrimination complaints.

The plaintiff seeks compensatory and punitive damages, pre- and post-judgment interest, attorney's fees, costs and such other lawful and equitable relief. He is represented by Alfonso Kennard Jr. and Jose E. Galvan of Kennard Richard PC in Houston.

Houston Division of the Southern District of Texas case number 4:17-cv-03461




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