Coverage Archive

Palm Beach Post

March 18, 2017

A New York memorial built to honor Franklin D. Roosevelt, America’s first wheelchair using president, has numerous features that make it difficult for wheelchair users to enjoy, a class-action lawsuit says.

CNN

March 17, 2017

If Franklin D. Roosevelt were alive today, the former President would have trouble accessing a New York memorial built to honor him, a lawsuit says.

Reuters

March 17, 2017

People who use wheelchairs are unable to fully enjoy a New York City park named after President Franklin Roosevelt, one of the most famous wheelchair users in U.S. history, a class-action lawsuit claims.

Fox News

March 17, 2017

President Franklin Delano Roosevelt used a wheelchair for years but a New York City memorial in his honor is inaccessible to wheelchair-using visitors, a new lawsuit claims.

PIX11 News

March 17, 2017

President Franklin D. Roosevelt wouldn’t have been able to fully access a park on Roosevelt Island named in his honor: the park begins and ends with stairs.

Curbed NY (Vox Media)

March 17, 2017

Roosevelt Island’s Four Freedoms Park is now the subject of a class-action lawsuit, which alleges that the park’s design violates the Americans With Disabilities act, and is not fully accessible.

New York Times

March 16, 2017

A New York park honoring President Franklin D. Roosevelt, who used a wheelchair for years, is not fully accessible to disabled people, according to a class-action suit filed against the state and the conservancy that runs the park.

CBS New York

March 9, 2017

A Quadriplegic Long Island woman sues medical facility over accessibility.

DNAinfo

January 31, 2017

LinkNYC only adds features for the blind after a lawsuit.

NJ.com

January 11, 2017

New Jersey has been sued over a shocking lack of special education for inmates.

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