FORT MYERS – A Monroe County man alleges a Fort Myers business is not accessible to patrons with disabilities.
Martinez filed a complaint on March 23 in the U.S. District Court for
the Middle District of Florida, Fort Myers Division against Circle K
Stores Inc., doing business as Circle K, alleging violation of the
Americans with Disabilities Act.
According to the complaint, the
plaintiff alleges that he visited the defendant's property in Fort Myers on July 20,
2016, and was denied full and equal access and enjoyment of the
The plaintiff holds Circle K Stores Inc., doing
business as Circle K, responsible because the defendant allegedly failed
to design and construct such premises to be accessible to and
accommodate persons with disabilities, and failed to provide proper
signage for an accessible restroom.
The plaintiff seeks judgment against the defendant, injunctive and
declaratory relief, attorneys' fees, all costs, expenses and further relief as it may deem
just. He is represented by Jason S. Weiss and Zachary W. Smith of Weiss
Law Group PA in Coral Springs.
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, Fort Myers Division Case number 2:17-cv-00162