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Tag Archives: AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT

Airline passenger’s injury claims aren’t preempted

Federal law regulating the airline industry does not completely preempt the personal injury claims of a disabled passenger who claimed she didn’t receive the wheelchair assistance she requested, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in reversing a ...

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DOJ settlement over food allergy sets the table for future actions

Does a food allergy constitute a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act? According to a recent settlement between Lesley University and the Department of Justice, the answer is: It depends.

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Supreme Court asked to ‘transform’ class actions in Disney case

A disability rights organization has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review a class action settlement that bars Segway vehicles from Walt Disney theme parks and hotels.

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