49ers, Santa Clara settle suit over disability access for $24 million

49ers, Santa Clara settle suit over disability access for $24 million

Source: https://www.sfchronicle.com/, October 9, 2019
By: Bob Egelko

The 49ers and Santa Clara have agreed to pay $24 million and make Levi’s Stadium and its parking lot more accessible to people with disabilities in a proposed settlement with fans in wheelchairs, who said they encountered barriers in buying tickets, parking, reaching their seats and even using the restrooms.

The settlement, now pending before a federal judge in San Jose, would be the largest ever in a class-action lawsuit over physical access to a facility by the disabled, Guy Wallace, a lawyer for the plaintiffs, said Wednesday.  Read more.

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