NEW ORLEANS – A disabled adult alleges she suffered injuries at a New Orleans hotel because they failed to provide her with an accessible room as she requested.
Elizabeth Cummings filed a complaint on May 2 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana against Marriott International Inc. alleging that the hotel operator violated the Americans with Disabilities Act.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on Dec. 10, 2016, she was a guest of defendant’s hotel when she suffered severe injuries while attempting to use the bathroom and fell, fracturing her tibia in her right leg. The plaintiff holds Marriott International Inc. responsible because the defendant allegedly failed to provide her with a mobility accessible room after she had made a guaranteed reservation online.
The plaintiff and costs of these proceedings and all legal and equitable relief that the court shall deem appropriate. She is represented by Matthew D. Hemmer and Sam Furman of Morris Bart LLC in New Orleans.
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana Case number 2:17-cv-04546