Tag: Disney lawsuits

Supreme Court Ends Attempt to Force Segway Use at Walt Disney World

Supreme Court Ends Attempt to Force Segway Use at Walt Disney World

| April 15, 2013 | 5 Replies

This morning (April 15, 2013), the United States Supreme Court ended attempts to force Walt Disney World to permit Segways in the theme parks.  Without comment, the Court issued a one line order (page 3, third entry) declining to review the Court of Appeals decision upholding Disney’s safety-based ban on Segways.

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Lawsuit seeks to ban Starbucks in the Magic Kingdom

Lawsuit seeks to ban Starbucks in the Magic Kingdom

| April 1, 2013 | 34 Replies

An organization calling themselves the Association of Victims of Recreational Improvements and Liabilities (AVRIL) has filed a lawsuit asking the Orlando federal court to enjoin Disney and Starbucks from opening a Starbucks in the historic Main Street Bakery location.  The lawsuit cites three reasons for the injunction. The first ground asserts that, contrary to Disney’s announcements, […]

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Disney Secures Dismissal of “Suitable Seating” Class Action

Disney Secures Dismissal of “Suitable Seating” Class Action

| March 11, 2013 | 2 Replies

In the fall of 2011, I posted about a Disneyland employee, Korin Rodriguez, who filed a class action lawsuit against Disney alleging Disneyland violated California law by not providing cast members with seats.  Ms. Rodriguez recently voluntarily dismissed the lawsuit after Disney’s attorneys found some rather interesting evidence (which I’ll discuss a little later).

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Disney (Finally) Resolves Visual Impairment Class Action

Disney (Finally) Resolves Visual Impairment Class Action

| February 11, 2013 | 4 Replies

Perhaps only Disney could settle a class action lawsuit, have no class members object to the settlement, but have the settlement approval process take over nine months.  I’ve previously written about the class action lawsuit by visually impaired guests in a July 2011 post (after the judge certified it as a class action).  I wrote again, in […]

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