Uber Must Face Disabled Riders' Claims In Court: 9th Circ.
Law360 (August 24, 2020, 10:33 PM EDT) -- The Ninth Circuit on Monday rejected Uber's bid to dodge failure-to-accommodate claims from disabled riders who had not downloaded its app, ruling that the riders still had standing to sue as they have actual knowledge that Uber does not offer its wheelchair-accessible service in their city.
Uber's wheelchair-accessible services, called uberWAV, are unavailable in New Orleans, according to the suit. Plaintiffs Stephan Namisnak and Francis Falls claim that Uber has therefore deterred disabled riders in the city from using Uber, a violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act, according to the suit.
Uber had argued that Namisnak and Falls never downloaded...
Stay ahead of the curve
In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.
Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!