No. 96-2958.

140 F.3d 668 (1998)

Janet M. DePAOLI, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. ABBOTT LABORATORIES, Defendant-Appellee.

United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit.

Decided March 26, 1998.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Michael G. Logan (argued), Carey M. Stein, Gary D. Ashman, Ashman & Stein, Chicago, IL, for Plaintiff-Appellant.

Kimball R. Anderson (argued), David E. Koropp, Winston & Strawn, Chicago, IL, for Defendant-Appellee.

Before ROVNER, DIANE P. WOOD, and EVANS, Circuit Judges.

DIANE P. WOOD, Circuit Judge.

Like many other workers in today's highly specialized world, Janet DePaoli had to perform repetitive motions on her assembly line job. As a result, she developed tendinitis and tenosynovitis in her right hand. She twice underwent surgery for the condition and asked her employer, Abbott Laboratories, to give her a job that accommodated her medical restrictions. Abbott looked for non-assembly line jobs for her, but, having found none after...

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