Thursday, November 20, 2014

Lawsuit City

When you live in the House of Mouse, it doesn't just rain ... it comes down in barrels.

Fourteen new individual lawsuits were filed this week against Walt Disney Parks and Resorts for violations of the Americans With Disabilities Act.

“The systems, policies and procedures associated with the Disability Access Service which Disney rolled out in October of 2013 were certain to create discrimination against Plaintiffs, and it was obvious that the community of persons with cognitive impairments would be harmed by the DAS,” said the filings in federal court in Florida. ... Representing 26 families with children with autism and other developmental disorders who visited Disney World, these latest complaints come out of an order late last month by a judge breaking up the group discrimination case against the House of Mouse first filed in April. ...

This is only distantly related to animation, but demonstrates how lawsuits often come in clusters.

Or ... I donno. Maybe the media just creates the illusion of clusters.


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