Ochoa, et al. v. City of Long Beach, et al. – Class Notice

The U.S. District Court for the Central District of California has preliminarily approved a class action settlement in Ochoa et al. v. City of Long Beach et al. Filed in 2014, this lawsuit alleges that the City of Long Beach violated federal and state disability access laws by denying individuals with mobility disabilities access to sidewalks, crosswalks, curb ramps, and other pedestrian pathways or walks. The City denies these allegations and disputes that is has any liability or committed any wrongdoing.

If you have used any of the City of Long Beach’s sidewalks, crosswalks, curbs, curb ramps, walkways, pedestrian rights of way, pedestrian undercrossings, pedestrian overcrossings, or other pedestrian pathways or walks (“Pedestrian Facilities”) since July 14, 2014 or if you believe that you will use the City’s Pedestrian Facilities in the future, you may be a member of the proposed settlement class affected by this lawsuit. Please read the Notice of Proposed Settlement linked below for information about the proposed settlement and Class Members’ rights.

To obtain a copy of the proposed Settlement Agreement in Spanish or Khmer, please contact Class Counsel as directed in the Notice under “Further Information.”

More information about the class action lawsuit, including the Plaintiffs’ class action Complaint, the Defendant’s Answer to the Complaint, and other case documents, can also be read, downloaded or printed on the main Long Beach sidewalks case page.