ST. LOUIS — A Marietta, Georgia, man with disabilities alleges two Missouri Taco Bell locations don't follow accessibility guidelines.
Fred Nekouee filed a complaint on May 8 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri against H.V. Real Estate Corp., Norma J. Yelton and William F. Yelton alleging that they failed to comply with the Americans with Disability Act Accessibility Guidelines.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that, as a result of the defendants' discriminatory conduct, plaintiff has suffered and will continue to suffer injuries and damages. The plaintiff holds the defendants responsible because they allegedly denied the plaintiff access to the full and equal enjoyment of the goods and services offered at Taco Bell locations in Bridgeton and Maryland Heights.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks an order requiring defendant to make the facilities readily accessible to and usable by individuals with disabilities, attorneys’ fees, costs and litigation expenses and such other relief as the court deems just and proper. He is represented by Robert J. Vincze of Depew Gillen Rathbun & McInteer LC in Wichita, Kansas, and Lawrence A. Fuller of Fuller Fuller & Associates PA in North Miami, Florida.
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri Case number 4:17-cv-01469