Rideshare for Wheelchair Users

Two individuals who sued Uber for not providing a wheelchair-accessible ride-sharing option in New Orleans have Article III standing to pursue their case and are not subject to an arbitration clause in the app’s terms and conditions, the Ninth Circuit ruled. Uber claimed the plaintiffs consciously avoided downloading the app and signing its terms and conditions but downloading the app and creating an account would have been a “futile gesture” for them.

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In New Orleans: ‘The Whole City Is Laid Off’

Barely a week ago, David McGraw was cooking daily for hundreds of fine diners at one of New Orleans’ illustrious restaurants. Today he’s cooking for himself at home — laid off along with hundreds of thousands of people across the country in a massive economic upheaval spurred by efforts to slow the spread of the coronavirus.

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