Business / Real Estate / Disability: A physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities, such as walking, seeing, learning and working. Disability includes a record of such impairment or the fact of being regarded as having such impairment. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) protects individuals with disabilities from various forms of discrimination in employment, public services, transportation, public accommodations and telecommunication services. A person abusing illegal drugs or alcohol is not covered, but a person who is rehabilitated in these areas may be protected under ADA.
Disability Noun Synonyms: inability, incapacity, unfitness, impotence, powerlessness, helplessness
Disability Verb Synonyms: handicap, impairment, defect, infirmity, disablement
Health / Dentistry / Pre-Disability Earnings: This is the amount of an employee's wages or salary that was in effect and covered by the plan on the day before the disability began. MORE
Health / Dentistry / Definition Of Total Disability: One of the most important provisions in a disability contract is the definition of disability that will be used to determine an employee's eligibility for benefits. MORE