ADA

(Leap)

Private San Francisco Bus Company Accused Of Removing Wheelchair Access From Fleet

A complaint has been filed with the U.S. Justice Department against Leap, a private fleet of San Francisco buses, over a removal of wheelchair accessible seating.

04/17/2015

Supreme Court

Supreme Court Mulls Disability Law’s Effect On Mentally Ill Suspects In 2008 SFPD Shooting Of Schizophrenic Woman

The Supreme Court is considering whether the Americans With Disabilities Act requires police to take special precautions when trying to arrest armed and violent suspects who are mentally ill.

03/23/2015

Sandwich

Subway Bans Azodicarbonamide, But Will Azo-Free Foods Catch On And Should They?

The latest chemical that you didn’t know you needed to avoid eating is now already removed from one fast food chain’s products, and could soon be removed from many more, although the FDA allows its use. The chemical is azodicarbonamide and Monday, Subway restaurants announced all of its bread was “azo-free.”

04/29/2014

(AP)

Feinstein Wants California Legislators To Curb Abusive Lawsuits Over ADA

The senator said she is concerned that some lawyers are taking advantage of small businesses by filing lawsuits under the Americans With Disabilities Act.

04/08/2012