Decide Will not Toss Pa. Wheelchair Customers’ Swimsuit Towards Uber

Law360 (Jun 15, 2021, 4:35 p.m. EDT) – Uber cannot evade a group of Pittsburgh area wheelchair users who allege the company violated the Americans with Disabilities Act by not providing wheelchair accessible vehicles, Since a federal law court has already determined that the plaintiffs are entitled to sue, a district judge ruled.

U.S. Judge Lisa Pupo Lenihan said the Uber app’s deterrent by knowing the company doesn’t offer wheelchair-accessible vehicles or WAVs is still enough to secure a position for multiple wheelchair users and a local disability rights group. Judge Lenihan said she had already discussed the plaintiffs’ position in her motion to refuse arbitration and that she was …

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