Kingman settles federal ADA lawsuit

(Media General photo)
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KINGMAN, Kan. (AP) – A south-central Kansas city has settled a federal lawsuit over accessibility for the disabled.

The Hutchinson News reports that the city of Kingman recently settled the case over the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.

The settlement stems from a case filed in federal court in October 2015. In the settlement, the city denies violating the law but authorizes payment to two Kingman residents who use wheelchairs.

Under the settlement, the two men will receive $1,500 each. The city will also pay the plaintiffs’ lawyer $10,000 for prosecuting the action and monitoring the city’s compliance with the agreement.