Disney's Segway Ban Doesn't Break ADA: Calif. Appeals Court

Law360, Los Angeles (July 18, 2013, 9:17 PM EDT) -- A California appeals court on Thursday affirmed a lower court’s judgment in favor of Walt Disney World Co. in a suit brought by a woman who claimed the company’s refusal to allow her to use a Segway at Disneyland violated the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Plaintiff Tina Baughman brought suit in 2007, accusing Disney of negligence per se and violations of the ADA and California's Unruh Civil Rights Act and Disabled Persons Act because it didn't allow her to use her Segway at Disneyland. A trial court...
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