The diagnosis of a disabling condition often means someone is struggling with normal routines. This may include household tasks and work-related duties. Fortunately, the law protects workers from wrongful termination due to disabilities, and California employers must abide by these laws by making reasonable accommodations for workers who suffer from certain conditions.
One woman in another state was diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder following a traumatic incident on the job. As a 911 dispatcher, the woman took a call from a man who told her he had shot someone. The caller killed himself while still on the phone but not before revealing that the man he had shot was the dispatcher's brother.