GBDH announces $200 million class action settlement in Ochoa v. City of Long Beach

April 11, 2017

On April 11, 2017, GBDH, along with co-counsel Disability Rights Advocates and Disability Rights Legal Center, announced a $200 million settlement with the City of Long Beach to improve the accessibility of the City’s pedestrian right of way.  The settlement has received preliminary approval from the United States District Court for the Central District of California.  More details about the settlement can be found in the following articles: Long Beach settles Disability Act suit, will pay millions to repair sidewalks and Long Beach Settles Class Action Suit; Could Cost City Over $200 Million in ADA Repairs.