Bykaylo v. Charter Township of West Bloomfield, et al.

OCCC No. 2017-162558-CD. Plaintiff was an administrative employee working for West Bloomfield Township who went on workers compensation and long-term disability after an alleged injury at the Township offices. Plaintiff was given a long term leave and time to heal. When she remained unable to return to employment, she sued in Oakland County Circuit Court alleging disability discrimination, retaliation under the Elliott Larsen Civil Rights Act, and retaliation under the Workers’ Compensation Act. Attorney Laura Amtsbuechler, on behalf of West Bloomfield Township filed a Motion for Summary Disposition, and the Court dismissed all claims. Lisa Anderson of RSJA handled the appeal, and Plaintiff’s appeal in the Michigan Court of Appeals was denied. Plaintiff sought leave with the Michigan Supreme Court which was also denied.