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Blind Passenger Sues Uber for Dragging Her and Her Service Dog Down the Street, Violating Federal and State Disability Laws

06.01.16

The Washington Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs (the “Committee”) and Gilbert LLP have filed today a lawsuit in federal district court in the Eastern District of Virginia on behalf of Tiffany Jolliff against Uber, alleging violations of the Americans With Disabilities Act (“ADA”) and the Virginians with Disabilities Act (“VDA”) for Uber’s unlawful refusal to accommodate Ms. Jolliff, a blind passenger, and her service dog, Railey, and for injuring them in the process.

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