Indianapolis, IN asked in Civil Rights and Libel & Slander for Indiana

Q: is it discrimination to refuse to sell a health product to a disabled person

My disabled son buys syringes for his diabetic dog every month from the same CVS, this time the new person refuse to sell to him ( as she told me, because he seemed shady and he was shaking), part of his disability is shaking. I ended up going to get the syringes, and she told me how she didn't trust my son and he looked like a user. Is this discrimination? The manager asked me what would make things right.

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Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin
  • Civil Rights Lawyer
  • Fort Lauderdale, FL

A: I am wondering how the cashier would have known the condition is related to your son's disabilityso you can establish discrimination.

Sounds like the manager just wants to get rid of the whole thing and resolve in nominally

Is your son a good witness for a suit and is there any real damages other than nominal?

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