Judge Balks Again At Approving Disney ADA Class Settlement

Law360, New York (September 14, 2012, 6:44 PM EDT) -- For a second time, a California judge on Friday declined to approve a class action settlement requiring Disney to make its theme parks more accessible to the visually impaired, saying a release of damages claims needs to be worded more narrowly.

U.S. District Judge Dolly M. Gee gave attorneys for Walt Disney Parks & Resorts US Inc. and visually impaired park users three more weeks to come up with language that protects class members' due process rights. She has expressed concern that the settlement release as...
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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

Judge

Dolly M. Gee

Date Filed

August 5, 2010

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