Los Angeles ADA Service Dog Discrmination Attorney
Do you or your loved one have a service dog to deal with any disability? Has a business in Los Angeles, or anywhere in California, such as a restaurant a retail shop, ever prevent you from bringing your service dog inside that business? If so, you have been discriminated against under the law in California (as well as federal law). The ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) law, incorporated in California through the Unruh Act, allows you to bring a lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court against that discriminating business, so that you can recover compensation for the wrong that has been committed.
The ADA regulations define “service animal” as “any dog that is individually trained to do work or perform tasks for the benefit of an individual with a disability, including a physical, sensory, psychiatric, intellectual, or other mental disability. . . The work or tasks performed by a service animal must be directly related to the individual’s disability.” 28 C.F.R. § 36.104.4. If your service dog falls under this category, you are covered by California law and can assert your rights.
Best of all, California law also allows victims of discrimination to ask for attorneys’ fees as part of their compensation. What this means for someone who has been discriminated against in Los Angeles (or anywhere in California) is that if we are retained as attorneys, we will not charge you a penny out of pocket! We are about you feel strongly against those who choose to discriminate.
If you or your loved one were discriminated against because of a service dog, contact our Los Angeles attorneys now. The attorneys at Katz Law are abreast of the applicable laws and regulations, and they can readily determine when a violation occurs. To speak to an attorney, contact us now or call us at (844) KATZ-LAW!