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Kadel v. Folwell

Case Concerning Discrimination in Health Care

Key Date: March 11, 2019
Status: Pending before District Court
Legal Team: Lambda Legal & TLDEF
Type: Public Accommodations Discrimination

Kadel v. Folwell Case Overview:

Kadel v. Folwell is a case filed by Lambda Legal and TLDEF on behalf of North Carolina public employees, some who are transgender and others who are the family members of transgender people. The North Carolina State Health Plan, the health plan that covers state employees, does not include coverage for medically necessary gender-confirming health care.

Latest in the Case:

The case was filed on March 11, 2019 by current and former state employees in North Carolina. It now awaits further action from the district court.

Case History:

  • March 11, 2019: Lambda Legal and TLDEF file the lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina.

Last Updated May 2, 2019

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