Modell's Sporting Goods Hit With ADA Class Action

Law360, New York (August 13, 2013, 7:13 PM EDT) -- Modell's Sporting Goods Inc. was hit last week with a putative class action filed in Pennsylvania federal court by a man who says the chain discriminates against customers with impaired mobility with inaccessible parking and restrooms at several New Jersey and Pennsylvania Modell's locations.

David Cornelsen, a paraplegic without use of his legs, filed suit against the sporting goods chain on Aug. 9, alleging numerous violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act and state discrimination laws. According to the complaint, the suit was prompted by a...
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Case Title

CORNELSEN v. MODELL'S SPORTING GOODS, INC.


Case Number

2:13-cv-04632

Court

Pennsylvania Eastern

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Americans with Disabilities - Employment

Judge

GERALD A. MCHUGH

Date Filed

August 9, 2013

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