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Employment – Disability discrimination

Neither the Air Carrier Access Act nor Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act provides a private cause of action against air carriers for disability discrimination based on a plaintiff’s claim that Jet Blue Airways failed to provide her with timely wheelchair assistance and caused her injury, the 2nd Circuit has ruled.

Lopez v. Jet Blue Airways, No. 10-3550-cv. Dec. 1, 2011. Lawyers USA No. 993-3386.

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