Blind Man Hits Owners Of SF Office Tower With ADA Suit

Law360, New York (September 18, 2013, 2:09 PM EDT) -- A blind man launched a suit in federal court Wednesday accusing the owners of one of the iconic Embarcadero Center buildings in San Francisco's financial district of violating the Americans with Disabilities Act by not including tactile signs in their building.

Jesus Torres alleges he experienced difficulty and embarrassment when he showed up to Three Embarcadero Center last week and could not find a suite because the building wasn't labeled in a way that would allow a legally blind person to navigate it.

"Defendants' actions and...
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