Bryan Neal, Steve Fink Mentioned in Law360 on BNSF Obesity Matter

“9th Circ. Sticks With Ruling That Obesity Is Not ‘Impairment'”

A Ninth Circuit panel on Tuesday refused to rehear its decision that obesity is not an “impairment” under Montana law, in a lawsuit brought by a man who was denied employment by BNSF Railway Co. because of his obesity.

BNSF is represented by Stephen F. Fink and Bryan P. Neal of Thompson & Knight LLP and Jeff Hedger and Michelle Terese Friend of Hedger Friend PLLC.