MIAMI – A Miami man, who is a partial quadriplegic, alleges a business in the city has illegal barriers that made it difficult for him to access the property.
filed a complaint on March 27 in the U.S. District Court for the
Southern District of Florida against West Calle Ocho Service Station LLC
alleging violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that he visited the defendant's
facility and encountered barriers to access the services there. The
plaintiff holds West Calle Ocho Service Station LLC responsible because
the defendant allegedly has an inaccessible exterior service window
counter, an inaccessible restroom and other barriers.
plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks judgment against defendant,
enjoin it from further discriminatory practices, correct and alter the
subject facility, attorney’s fees, expert fees, costs and litigation
expenses. He is represented by Lauren Wassenberg of Law Office of Lauren
Wassenberg in Boca Raton.
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida Case number 1:17-cv-21130