Coverage of

On October 13, the lawfirm Much Shelist filed a Federal Complaint against Uber for the company’s failure to provide service to people who need Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles. The lawsuit was filed on behalf of Access Living and three individual plaintiffs. The story generated broad media coverage, from local, national, and international news outlets.

Here is a link to the statement issued by Access Living

Below is a small sampling of the media coverage.

1. Reuters: Coverage from Reuters
2. Buzz Feed: Chicago Disability Advocates File Lawsuit Against Uber Over Wheelchair Accessibility
3. Cook County Record: Lawsuit: Uber must offer same services to people requiring motorized wheelchairs as to non-disabled
4. The Consumerist: Lawsuit: Disability Rights Group Claims Uber Violates U.S. Wheelchair Accessibility Laws