Case Name: Californians for Disability Rights v. California Dept. of Transportation
Court: U.S. Dist. Ct. ND Cal. Docket: C06-5125
Case Result: Settlement approved requiring defendant to spend over $1.1 billion in next 30 years to make sidewalks accessible; court thereafter approved attorneys fees requested by plaintiffs.
Case Name: Frame v. City of Arlington
Court: U.S. Ct. App. 5th Cir. Docket: 08-10630
Case Result: Municipality must make sidewalks accessible as a program service or activity and people with disabilities are not limited to filing claims within 2 years of construction.
Case Name: Willits v. Carter & City of Los Angeles
Court: Cal. Ct. App. Docket: B241060
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Case Issue: Does class settlement limiting city's obligations to install or repair curb ramps violate federal law:
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