Man alleges Tiger Trailers Inc. terminated him after he had a stroke

By Philip Gonzales | Feb 13, 2018

TEXARKANA – A Bogata man alleges he was terminated from his job two days after suffering a stroke.

TEXARKANA – A Bogata man alleges he was terminated from his job two days after suffering a stroke.

Brandon Haley filed a complaint on Jan. 25 in the Texarkana Division of the Eastern District of Texas against Tiger Trailers Inc. citing the Americans with Disabilities Act.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff began his employment with the defendant in July 2015. The suit states on Oct. 25, 2016, the plaintiff suffered a seizure and a minor stroke and needed him to take intermittent time off to accommodate his disability. Two days later, he alleges he was terminated because he had become disabled. 

The plaintiff holds Tiger Trailers Inc. responsible because the defendant allegedly refused to provide reasonable accommodations and retaliated against him.

The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks monetary relief of more than $200,000 but not more than $1 million. He is represented by David B. Joeckel Jr. of The Joeckel Law Office in Fort Worth.

Texarkana Division of the Eastern District of Texas case number 5:18-cv-00016

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