The Breakfast Klub agrees to remove ADA violations | USAO-SDTX

HOUSTON — A local Houston restaurant has settled allegations under Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and agreed to remove barriers and greatly improve physical accessibility, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Jennifer B. Lowery.

Individuals with disabilities had complained that they were unable to gain access to the restaurant. A follow-up investigation revealed several physical barriers existed on restaurant access points preventing individuals with disabilities from gaining entry to the restaurant. Authorities also found additional violations inside the restaurant. 

The settlement agreement requires The Breakfast Klub to remove and remedy all ADA violations the United States has identified.

Under the ADA, persons with disabilities shall be afforded the opportunity to participate in or benefit from the goods, services, facilities, privileges, advantages or accommodations equal to that afforded to other individuals. Title III mandates that no individual shall be discriminated against on the basis of a disability by any person who owns, leases or operates a place of public accommodation. 

Under Title III, The Breakfast Klub is a place of public accommodation. As such, the property owner and tenant are subject to its requirements.

Assistant U.S. Attorneys Elizabeth Karpati and Keith Edward Wyatt handled this investigation with the assistance of Paralegal Specialist Raymond Babauta.

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