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George v. Bay Area Rapid Transit, No. 07-15661

In an action under the Americans with Disabilities Act against a public transit authority for failure to accommodate sight-impaired passengers, judgment for plaintiffs is reversed where the authority complied with Department of Transportation regulations, and had no obligations beyond doing so.

Read George v. Bay Area Rapid Transit, No. 07-15661

Appellate Information

Argued September 11, 2008

Submitted August 5, 2009

Filed August 13, 2009

Judges

Opinion by Judge O'Scannlain

Counsel

For Appellants:

Patricia Barbosa, Law Offices of Paul L. Rein, Oakland, CA

For Appellee:

Joseph Hearst, Berkeley, CA

Clement Glynn, Glynn & Finley LLP, Walnut Creek, CA