MIAMI – A Doral
shopping plaza and restaurant are accused of restricting access to the
disabled because of barriers at the property.
Doug Longhini filed a complaint on March 17 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida against
Belven I LLC and Basilico Ristorante at Doral Inc.
citing the Americans with Disabilities Act.
According to the
complaint, the plaintiff alleges that the defendants' property does not have accessible routes, has excessive slopes on curb ramps and other barriers. The
plaintiff holds Belven I LLC and Basilico Ristorante at Doral Inc.
responsible because the defendants allegedly discriminated against
plaintiff by denying him access to and full and equal enjoyment of the
goods, services and facilities of the property.
requests a trial by jury and seeks judgment against defendants,
attorneys' fees, costs, litigation expenses, and further relief as the
court deems just. He is represented by Anthony J. Perez of
Garcia-Menocal & Perez PL in Miami.
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida Case number 1:17-cv-21015