NYC Hotel Operators Hit With ADA Class Suits Over Websites

Law360 (September 18, 2018, 12:52 PM EDT) -- Two New York City hotel operators got slapped Monday with proposed class actions in federal court accusing them of violating the Americans with Disabilities Act and state law by failing to ensure that their websites’ online reservation systems offer full accessibility to the disabled and describe how rooms meet their needs.

Wheelchair-bound lead plaintiff Byron Breeze Jr., a Manhattan resident whose complaints say he qualifies as disabled because he was born without legs and without complete hands, sued Philadelphia-based GF Management Realty LLC as well as BD Hotel LLC, alleging that both operators run hotels with online reservation systems that fail...

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