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Madden v. Del Taco, C051641

Summary adjudication in favor of defendant restaurant owner is revered as allowing a concrete trash container to block wheelchair access to a restaurant entrance is a prima facie violation of the Americans with disabilities Act of 1990 and California law, which requires full and equal access to a place of public accommodation for persons with disabilities.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 04/25/2007
  • Published 04/25/2007


  • BUTZ, J.


  • California Court of Appeal


  • For Appellant:
  • Hibbitt Tarbell & Koehler and Robert F. Koehler, Jr., Sacramento, for Plaintiff and Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Ericksen, Arbuthnot, Kilduff, Day & Lindstrom, Charles S. Painter, Sacramento, and Reginald A. Dunn, for Defendant and Respondent.
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