Wheelchair Activist Sues 39 Stores; Some Cry 'Extortion'

Linda Slone wants wheelchair access in her NYC nabe

By Neal Colgrass,  Newser Staff

Posted Nov 12, 2012 2:47 PM CST

(Newser) – A handicapped New Yorker is suing 39 stores in her neighborhood for lacking wheelchair access—a legal crusade that some shop owners are likening to extortion, the New York Post reports. Linda Slone, 64, is demanding $500 in damages and up to $15,000 in...   Read full story »

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