A big man has sued White Castle hamburgers in New York because the booth was too small for him and he limped out of the restaurant. The lawsuit claims he smacked his knee into a metal post on one visit in 2009. He filed suit under the Americans with Disabilities Act. See MSNBC story. "I’m
Public facilities must be accessible to persons with disabilities regardless of age of the structure. But, if the structure dates to before 1990 and has not been substantially modified since 1990, then accessible features must be “readily achievable.” City sidewalks are a significant issue.
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The City of San Antonio is spending $3 million to make the Riverwalk accessible to wheel chairs. Title II of the ADA requires that public places be accessible to persons with disabilities. The Department of Justice supposedly enforces Title II. The EEOC enforces a separate part of the ADA. It is long past overdue that…