Better Hearing Institute


Legal Rights on Hearing Loss

Sam Diehl, J.D. - Attorney, Gray Plant Mooty, Minneapolis, MN

Numerous state and federal laws have been passed which seek to minimize the effects of disability bias and give people with disabilities equal opportunities. People with hearing loss have the right under these laws to be free from discrimination in employment, public accommodations, transportation, education, and communication. The information contained within this section surveys rights under state and federal disability laws, especially the rights of employees with hearing impairments, and provides links to references and other resources.

In this legal section you will learn:

*Sam Diehl is an attorney with the law firm of Gray Plant Mooty in Minneapolis, MN. He represents and advises employers in all areas of employment law and litigation.