Long Beach To Spend $180M On Walkways To Settle ADA Row

Law360, San Francisco (October 19, 2017, 8:50 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge signed off on a settlement worth more than $180 million between the City of Long Beach, California, and a class of residents with disabilities, ending an Americans with Disabilities Act lawsuit alleging the city's non-accessible sidewalks are discriminatory toward people in wheelchairs.

The deal, approved on Tuesday, ends more than three years of litigation, and requires the city to spend $180.25 million on new curb ramps and pedestrian way revamp projects over the next 30 years. It also calls for Long Beach...
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Case Title

Hector Ochoa et al v. City of Long Beach et al


Case Number

2:14-cv-04307

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California Central

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Americans with Disabilities - Other

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Dale S. Fischer

Date Filed

June 4, 2014

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