Substantially Limited Law and Legal Definition

“An individual is substantially limited in the ability to perform a major life activity if he is:

1) Unable to perform a major life activity that the average person in the general population can perform; or

2) Significantly restricted as to the condition, manner or duration under which an individual can perform a particular major life activity as compared to the condition, manner, or duration under which the average person in the general population can perform that same major life activity.” Verdi v. Potter, 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 11053 (E.D.N.Y. Feb. 9, 2010)