Please E-mail suggested additions, comments and/or corrections to Kent@MoreLaw.Com.

Help support the publication of case reports on MoreLaw

Date: 04-14-2022

Case Style:

John Gruttenmeyer v. Transit Authority, of the City of Omaha, et al.

Case Number: 8:18-cv-00070-JFB-CRZ

Judge: Joseph F. Bataillon

Court: United States District Court for the District of Nebraska (Douglas County)

Plaintiff's Attorney: Alexis Mullaney and Terry White

Defendant's Attorney: Gretchen L. McGill and Ryan M. Kunhart for Transit Authority of the City of Omaha

John Corrigan for the Transportation Workers Union of America, Local 223

Description: Omaha, Nebraska civil rights lawyer represented Plaintiff, who sued Defendants on Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) violation theories.

John Gruttemeyer claimed his former employer, the Transit Authority of the
City of Omaha (Metro), discriminated against him based on disability and retaliated
against him for protected activity when it terminated him in 2016. A jury found in
Gruttemeyer’s favor under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Age
Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) and awarded damages. After trial, the
district court1 denied Metro’s motion for judgment as a matter of law or a new trial
and granted Gruttemeyer’s motion for attorney’s fees.

Outcome: Affirmed04/14/2022 150 COPY of Opinion of USCA - 8th Circuit, Appellate Docket Number 20-2333 and 20-3576, regarding Notice of Appeal to USCA, 146 affirming the district court's denial of metro's motion for judgment as a matter of law or a new trial and affirm the award of attorney's fees n full. (Attachments:
# 1 Letter by Clerk from USCA-8th Circuit)(MKR)
# 2 Letter to West Publishing) (MKR). (Entered: 04/14/2022)
04/14/2022 151 JUDGMENT from USCA - 8th Circuit- regarding Notice of Appeal to USCA, 126 and Notice of Appeal to USCA, 146 . These appeals from the United States District Court were submitted on the record of the district court, briefs of the parties and were argued by counsel. After consideration, it is hereby ordered and adjudged that the judgment of the district court in these causes is affirmed in accordance with the opinion of this Court. (MKR) (Entered: 04/14/2022)

Plaintiff's Experts:

Defendant's Experts:


Find a Lawyer


Find a Case