IMPACT FUND ANNOUNCES SETTLEMENT OF 12-YEAR OLD DISABILITY ACCESS CLASS ACTION AGAINST CALIFORNIA TACO BELL RESTAURANTS
On the eve of a trial scheduled for Friday, April 25th, 2014 in federal court in Oakland, the parties to a disability access class action lawsuit brought against Taco Bell in California have announced a settlement of the long-running case. The action, originally filed in 2002, was brought on behalf of customers who use wheelchairs and scooters; the suit claimed that Taco Bell restaurants did not provide accessible facilities as required by law. The settlement will ensure that Taco Bell restaurants are maintained in compliance with all legal requirements for accessibility.
- Taco Bell Class Action Website — Additional information about the lawsuit for class members and the press
- Civil Rights Education and Enforcement Center — A membership organization that has the goal of ensuring that everyone can fully and independently participate in our nation’s civic life without discrimination based on race, gender, disability, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, or gender identity.