Monday April 20, 2015

Uber Must Face Lawsuit Claiming Bias Against The Blind

Arguing that the National Federation of the Blind lacked standing to sue under the ADA is an interesting tactic. I think Uber might want to invest a little money in lawyers that specialize in these types of lawsuits. stick out tongue

In a decision late Friday night, U.S. Magistrate Judge Nathanael Cousins in San Jose, California, said the plaintiffs could pursue a claim that Uber is a "travel service" subject to potential liability under the Americans with Disabilities Act. The judge also rejected Uber's arguments that the plaintiffs, including the National Federation of the Blind of California, lacked standing to sue under the ADA and state laws protecting the disabled.

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