SACRAMENTO – A disabled man alleges that a Paso Robles Holiday Inn discriminated against him because it was not compliant with regulations.
Scott Anderson filed a complaint on June 30 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California against PR Hospitality Inc. and Does 1 through 20 citing the Americans with Disabilities Act and other counts.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that he visited the defendant's hotel in February 2016 and experienced great difficulty, discomfort and embarrassment in his efforts to access and use the facility.
The plaintiff holds PR Hospitality Inc. and Does 1 through 20 responsible because the defendants allegedly failed to provide grab bars in order to assist the plaintiff in the bathroom, failed to provide a slip-proof floor in the bathroom and other barriers.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks injunction against the defendants, all damages, statutory damages, general damages, special damages, all legal fees and any other relief as the court deems just. He is represented by Mark A. Thiel of Law Offices of Mark A. Thiel in Stockton.
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California case number 1:17-cv-00870-LJO-BAM