Arlington settles lawsuit over Americans With Disabilities Act

The city of Arlington, TX has settled a lawsuit over the Americans with Disabilities Act for their streets and sidewalks.

ARLINGTON — After years of litigation, including an appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court, Arlington has reached a settlement with a group of residents who allege the city failed to ensure its sidewalks were accessible to people with disabilities.

Richard Frame, a quadriplegic resident, sued Arlington in 2005 over the lack of accessible sidewalks and curb cuts that he said were required under the federal Americans with Disabilities Act.

Lack of compliance is rampart. Despite this norm, lawsuits will continue.

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