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Wal-Mart Press Release

July 25, 2012
San Francisco, California — A class action lawsuit filed today against leading national retailer Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (Wal-Mart) in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California challenges Wal-Mart's continuing practice of knowingly placing point-of-sale machines beyond the reach and accessibility of people with disabilities who use wheelchairs and scooters. The lawsuit is the first of its kind in the country and is filed nearly 22 years to the day after the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the country's landmark law guaranteeing people with disabilities the equal opportunity to participate in all aspects of our nation's society and economy, including shopping with dignity and respect.

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