Christopher Millea a Marine who participated in the first Gulf War suffers from a post-traumatic stress disorder accountable to his involvement in the war. He has developed a situation of suffering unpredictable pain attacks and exhaustion. These situations have necessitated frequent work time off on short notice. Since 2001, Millea had been working for a tri-state commuter rail road, the Metro-North. Millea applied for special leave in 2005 under the FMLA for special leave, an application that was approved by Metro-North granting him sixty days of intermittent leave for the year 2006 (LexisNexis, 2).
Events leading to the lawsuit
Millea was under the supervision of one Earl Vaughn ...