Congratulations to Kathleen Barajas for earning the title of Ms. Wheelchair California 2016! Kathleen has worked extremely hard to be a top achiever in her academic life, as well as in her life as an advocate for persons with disabilities. She excels in a world where some would say that the odds have been stacked against her. She is inspiring… Continue Reading..
UPDATE: Original post by Law360 Author: By Kali Hays Law360, New York (December 11, 2015, 1:38 PM ET) — The Ninth Circuit was told Thursday it should defer to the government’s supportive stance on a paraplegic man’s claims that California car dealers refusing to install hand controls for test driving have violated the Americans With Disabilities Act. John Karczewski said… Continue Reading..
Original Post by The News Tribune. Author: ADAM LYNN firstname.lastname@example.org Nolan Sessions died horribly. About noon on Oct. 12, 2012, the disabled man’s motorized scooter slipped off an unimproved pathway and into a ditch along the 7600 block of Steilacoom Boulevard Southwest in Lakewood and landed atop him. Read more about this tragic story here: ### If you are a… Continue Reading..
Share us on: By Jeff Zalesin Law360, New York (August 6, 2015, 4:02 PM ET) — The NBA’s Los Angeles Clippers and the company behind their stadium told a California federal judge Wednesday that they didn’t discriminate against a fan who accused them of thwarting his access to wheelchair-accessible seating. Mark Willits, who says he needs to use a wheelchair… Continue Reading..
July 26, 2015 marks the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The ADA and the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) is the most comprehensive civil rights statute for people with disabilities, guaranteeing equal opportunity for individuals with disabilities in employment, public accommodations, transportation, State and local government services, and telecommunications. With the passage of the Americans… Continue Reading..