North Texas Businesses Struggling To Survive Pandemic Face Lawsuits By Out-Of-State LawyerFlorida attorney Douglas Schapiro says he’s on a crusade for people with disabilities.
American Airlines Settles Disabilities Case For $9.8 MillionAmerican Airlines and a subsidiary will pay $9.8 million in stock to settle claims that they failed to help disabled employees return to work.
Court: Movie Theaters Must Accommodate Deaf-Blind PatronsAn appeals court says federal disability law requires movie theaters to provide interpreters to patrons who are deaf and blind.
Texas Accused Of Ignoring Mentally-Disabled In Nursing HomesAdvocates for the intellectually-disabled — a condition affecting reasoning and learning — say Texas is violating the Americans with Disabilities Act and other federal laws by denying services that could allow more than 4,000 people to live in the community.
Justices To Hear Dispute Over Deaf Driver Education In TexasThe Supreme Court is taking up a dispute involving deaf people in Texas who say driver instruction schools in the state won't let them take classes needed to get a driver's license.
Supreme Court To Hear Texas Deaf Driver Education CaseThe Supreme Court is taking up a dispute involving deaf people in Texas who say that driver instruction schools in the state won't let them take the classes needed to get a driver's license.
25 Years On, Disabilities Act Has Changed Lives Of MillionsA blind or deaf person, or anyone with a host of other disabilities, has access to accommodations enhancing their independence and engagement — all of this the legacy of the sweeping Americans with Disabilities Act.
Army Veteran: Popular Deep Ellum Bar Turned Away Service DogA U.S. Army veteran says his service dog was turned away from a popular Dallas establishment.
Disabled Weatherford Man Files Lawsuit Against Six FlagsClint Bench has been to Six Flags dozens of times and ridden the ride many times before, but he was told in May, because he has no hands, he couldn’t get on the ride.
Local Parking Laws Tough For People With DisabilitiesRosario Jimenez knows that one day, maybe soon, she will depend nearly entirely on a wheelchair to get around.
Texas Accused Of Warehousing Disabled People In Nursing HomesAdvocates for 4,500 developmentally disabled Texans in nursing homes are suing the state for allegedly denying those residents access to better living.