By now, you may have read Rosemont Patch's , a local skating center sued May 31 for wheelchair access violations.
The Rink is the sixth local business facing a lawsuit for violating disability rights since late 2011. In October, .
Our stories have received plenty of feedback from readers, many of whom sharply disagree over the issue. Here are just a couple of comments from recent coverage of The Rink's lawsuit:
"How is THAT fair? Its a known fact that many of these lawsuits are simply predatory, abusing the ADA laws for their own monetary gain."
"The man is 'DISABLED' and couldn't get into the restroom to do anything 'HE' needed to do. 'HE' can't help it if he is 'DISABLED' and 'OUR' way of life is hard for him to function in. It is not his fault that buildings are not built for EASY ACCESS."
What is your opinion? How should California lawmakers respond to perceived abuse by "predatory" attorneys? Or do you believe these lawsuits protect civil rights for wheelchair-bound customers?