Class-action lawsuit accuses Amerco of disability discrimination

By Philip Gonzales | Jul 12, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A disabled woman filed a class-action lawsuit against Amerco Inc., citing alleged disability discrimination.

PITTSBURGH — A disabled woman filed a class-action lawsuit against Amerco Inc., citing alleged disability discrimination.

Lead plaintiff Nicole Shetler filed a complaint July 2 in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, alleging that Amerco violated Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that she experienced unnecessary difficulties at the defendant’s facilities as a result of inaccessible parking lots and paths of travel.

The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks an order certifying the class action, as well as an award of attorneys’ fees, costs and other appropriate relief. She is represented by Benjamin Sweet of Carlson Lynch Sweet Kilpela & Carpenter LLP in Pittsburgh.

U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania case number 2:18-cv-00867

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