Statman, Harris & Eyrich, LLC Announces Class Action Lawsuits for Violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act

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The law firm of Statman, Harris & Eyrich, LLC announces that two class action lawsuits have been filed relating to the Americans With Disabilities Act.

The law firm of Statman, Harris & Eyrich, LLC announces that two class action lawsuits have been filed relating to the Americans With Disabilities Act.

The first action is against Ticketmaster and other defendants alleging violations of California’s Disabled Persons Act (“CDPA”) and has been filed in the Superior Court of California, Los Angeles (Case No. BC489093). The action was filed on behalf of disabled persons alleging Ticketmaster and others of discriminatory practices by not allowing wheelchair users to purchase wheelchair-accessible tickets for various entertainment and concert venues directly online. The CDPA follows the requirement of the Americans with Disabilities Act which mandates: “A public accommodation that sells tickets for a single event or series of events shall modify its policies, practices, or procedures to ensure that individuals with disabilities have an equal opportunity to purchase tickets for accessible seating through the same methods of distribution [as other patrons]” (28 C.F.R. § 36.302(f)(ii)).

The second action is against Wal-Mart Stores based on Wal-Mart’s alleged refusal to provide accessible point of sale (“POS”) terminals for consumers with mobility disabilities who use wheelchairs and scooters at many of Wal-Mart’s retail stores throughout California (United States District Court Northern District of California Case No. 12-cv-3885).

If you are an individual in a wheelchair who has been unreasonably denied access to business places where the public is invited in violation of the Americans With Disabilities Act and wish to discuss these actions with an attorney, you are encouraged to contact Jeffrey P. Harris, Esq. at (513) 345-8181 or via e-mail at jharris(at)statmanharris(dot)com for further information without any obligation or cost.

Statman, Harris & Eyrich, LLC, which has significant experience in complex litigation, including consumer and securities fraud class actions and derivative litigation, has offices in Chicago, Illinois; Cincinnati, Ohio; Dayton, Ohio; and Sarasota, Florida. http://www.statmanharris.com Attorney advertising. Prior results do not guarantee similar outcomes.

CONTACT:
Statman, Harris & Eyrich, LLC
Jeffrey P. Harris, Esq.
441 Vine Street, Suite 3700
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
Phone: (513) 345-8181
E-mail: jharris(at)statmanharris(dot)com

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