Uber Must Face Disability Bias Claims, 7th Circ. Told

Law360 (August 19, 2019, 6:35 PM EDT) -- A Chicago disability rights group has asked the Seventh Circuit to revive its claims that Uber has failed to accommodate passengers using motorized wheelchairs, saying it sufficiently established standing to sue under the Americans with Disabilities Act.

The nonprofit Access Living of Metropolitan Chicago filed an opening brief on Friday asking the Seventh Circuit to reverse an Illinois district court’s decision that Access Living hadn’t suffered a direct injury to sue Uber Technologies Inc. under Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Title III bars discrimination on the basis of disability in public accommodations. Access Living maintains it should have...

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