Tag Archives: Miguel Castaneda

Have it Your Way at Burger King? Not if You Use a Wheelchair

September 10, 2008
The lawsuit, Castaneda v. Burger King Corporation, was filed on behalf of thousands of wheelchair- and scooter-using Burger King customers who face a series of unnecessary physical barriers at the fast food restaurants in California, including inaccessible dining areas, parking lots and restrooms; narrow or steep sidewalks or ramps; and queue lines that are too narrow for wheelchairs. The lawsuit asks the federal court for an injunction to require the fast food giant to remove these barriers and fix the discriminatory practices.

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Burger King Corporation

September 10, 2008
In September 2008, DREDF and co-counsel filed a class action lawsuit against Burger King for violations of state and federal civil rights disability access laws in the U.S. District Court in San Francisco. The suit asked Burger King to remove the barriers in their stores and fix their discriminatory practices. The initial case included ten Burger King stores in California and settled in 2010. A second case was brought in 2011 covering 86 additional Burger King restaurants. A settlement was approved in October 2012.

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