Disabled Fans Slam 49ers' Arguments In Stadium ADA Case

Law360 (July 12, 2019, 3:59 PM EDT) -- Disabled sports fans suing the San Francisco 49ers and the city of Santa Clara, California, in a class action over a "disability access nightmare" at Levi's Stadium have pushed back against the defendants' attempt to shut down the suit, calling their arguments "premised on profound misunderstandings" of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Both sides in the ADA suit filed dueling motions for summary judgment in California federal court last month, but in an opposition brief filed Thursday, the fans said the 49ers and Santa Clara, where the stadium is located, had based their arguments on flawed reasoning, faulty evidence and a sloppy...

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