Disney Must Address Settlement Release Worries In ADA Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (August 3, 2012, 4:20 PM EDT) -- Walt Disney Parks & Resorts US Inc. on Friday was given time to salvage a class action settlement requiring Disney to make its theme parks and websites more accessible to the visually impaired, amid concerns that the deal unfairly prevents individuals from seeking statutory damages against Disney.

U.S. District Judge Dolly M. Gee said the settlement release as currently written is overly broad and violates class members' due process rights because it would prevent the blind and visually impaired from bringing disability-related suits against Disney in...
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Cari Shields et al v. Walt Disney Parks and Resorts US, Inc. et al


Case Number

2:10-cv-05810

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California Central

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Americans with Disabilities - Other

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Dolly M. Gee

Date Filed

August 5, 2010

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