Since its enactment in 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act has been the legal foundation for a vast array of lawsuits filed on behalf of disabled people alleging they were discriminated against. Among the many cases that have surfaced or been resolved just in the past year:
NEW YORK (AP) - Five days before he was to start college, Fred Maahs' world turned upside down. Off the Delaware coast in 1980, on the last day of summer vacation, the 18-year-old took a dive from his family's boat into an unseen sandbar barely a foot below the surface, sustaining injuries that paralyzed him from the chest down.
A developer is eager to build 200 more apartments now that Manteca complexes are commanding on the high end between $1,195 at Laurel Glenn and $1,400 at Paseo Villas and $1,185 for one bedroom and one bathroom units.