White Plains woman gets court OK to continue Lyft lawsuit

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (Westfair Business Publications) A federal judge has ruled that a lawsuit by a White Plains resident demanding that Lyft Inc. provide wheelchair access may move forward.

District Judge Nelson S. Roman denied Lyft’s motion to dismiss the 2017 class-action lawsuit under the federal Americans with Disabilities Act in a Nov. 29 opinion.

The lawsuit was brought by Harriet Lowell of White Plains who relies on a motorized scooter for travel, and by Westchester Disabled on the Move Inc., a Yonkers organization that works to remove barriers to people with disabilities. Continue Reading.