Litigation UPDATE – Sabal Palm Condominiums v. Fisher

Former Teacher with Multiple Sclerosis obtains a $300,000 settlement in her fight to keep her service animal in her home in Broward County

On May 8, 2014, Deborah Fischer and Larry Fischer obtained a $300,000 settlement against their condominium association for their three-year long fight to keep Deborah’s service dog, Sorenson, in their home. As part of the settlement, Sabal Palm Condominiums of Pine Island Ridge agreed to promulgate policies that do not request unnecessarily intrusive information about a person’s disability, especially in circumstances where the disability is obvious, and where the use of the dog evidently lessen the effects of the disability.

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