Blind man sues McDonald's over car-only drive-thru policy
CHICAGO - A blind Louisiana man is suing McDonald's for the right to get served at the chain's drive-thru windows.
The Chicago Tribune reports the lawsuit filed in Chicago federal court on behalf of Scott Magee claims McDonald's is violating the American with Disabilities Act by refusing to serve customers at its drive thru windows who aren't in a vehicle.
Many McDonald's locations only serve customers at the drive-thru window during late night hours. Magee's lawyer, Roberto Costales, tells the Tribune that getting a late night snack at McDonald's is "a quintessentially American activity that should not be denied to someone because of their disability."
The Oak Brook, Illinois, company tells The Associated Press it doesn't comment on pending litigation.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Entergy work continues, costs still not configured
Fans' Choice Player of the Week 7: East Ascension Walter Samuel
As LSU looks forward to Ole Miss, fans look back on Orgeron...
Juban's plans an early 2022 reopening with new updates
Toy shortage impacting local shops heading into holiday season