Judge: California Prisons Must Install Surveillance Cameras For Disabled InmatesA judge ruled this week that five prisons in California must install surveillance cameras in areas where disabled inmates gather and guards must wear body cameras.
Lyft Settles Federal Lawsuit Over Drivers Refusing Rides To People With Wheelchairs, WalkersLyft Inc. has agreed to settle allegations that it violated federal law when some of its drivers refused to give rides to people using folding walkers or collapsible wheelchairs in the Los Angeles area, the U.S. attorney’s office announced Monday.
Northern California Attorney, ADA Crusader Charged With Tax FraudThe indictment alleges that Scott N. Johnson understated his income from 2012 to 2014 from settlements of lawsuits filed under the ADA.
Crosswalk Safety Feature Is Hazardous, Critics ClaimA crosswalk feature designed to help the visually-impaired is being scrutinized after a man says he needed surgery after falling down and breaking his leg because of it.
Longtime San Jose Deli Closing After Being Slapped With ADA LawsuitA popular San Jose deli will be closing its doors, after 67 years in business.
State Legislator Battles 'Serial Filers' Who Exploit Disability Act InfractionsKPIX discovered a “serial filer” of lawsuits to protest small businesses' alleged violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act is currently wreaking havoc in the Bay Area.
Businesses Could Avoid ADA Lawsuits With Proposed 90-Day Grace PeriodA measure sponsored by California representative Jerry McNerney could give businesses 90 days to correct Americans with Disabilities Act violations before a lawsuit could proceed.
Supreme Court: Police Immune Over Shooting, Arrest Of Schizophrenic Woman In San FranciscoThe Supreme Court ruled Monday that police are immune from a lawsuit arising from the arrest and shooting of a mentally ill woman in San Francisco.
East Bay Mom Hopes Her Bill Will Improve Access For Her Wheelchair-Bound SonsTwenty-five years after the Americans with Disabilities Act became law, an East Bay mom is hoping to fine-tune the law so people with disabilities truly have equal access.
Counterfeit Service Dog Vest Sales Prompt Call For Crackdown By Bay Area GroupA Bay Area-based non-profit group that trains service dogs is calling on the federal government to crack down on the online sale of fake assistance dog vests.
Walmart Sued In SF Court Over Wheelchair Access To Self-CheckoutTwo East Bay wheelchair users and a disability service organization sued Wal-Mart Stores Inc. in federal court in San Francisco Wednesday for allegedly failing to provide accessible point-of-service machines.
Feinstein Wants California Legislators To Curb Abusive Lawsuits Over ADAThe senator said she is concerned that some lawyers are taking advantage of small businesses by filing lawsuits under the Americans With Disabilities Act.
Disabled Ex-NUMMI Workers To Get $6 Million SettlementIf the settlement is approved, it will resolve a lawsuit that was filed last year alleging that NUMMI and Toyota Motor Corp. violated the Americans with Disabilities Act.