Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Medical Weight Loss Clinic
Penalty: 
$20,000
Year: 
2008
Date: 
July 8, 2008
Offense Group: 
consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
discriminatory practices (non-employment)
Secondary Offense: 
Americans with Disabilities Act
Violation Description: 

The Justice Department today reached a settlement with the Medical Weight Loss Clinic, which is headquartered in Southfield, Mich., under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). It was alleged that Medical Weight Loss Clinic refused to serve a prospective client because she had HIV disease.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Civil Rights Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Michigan
Facility City: 
Southfield
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Parent company note: 
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