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U.S. Tennis Association Seeks to Dismiss Disability Bias Suit

May 9, 2022, 9:03 PM

The U.S. Tennis Association asked the Southern District of New York to toss a lawsuit claiming that its website violates the Americans with Disabilities Act, saying the plaintiff is a serial litigant who files “cut and paste complaints.”

Robert Weekes’ suit alleges the USTA website fails to make accommodations for the visually impaired, in violation of the ADA and New York City Human Rights Law. He seeks to have the case certified as a class action.

But Weekes has “filed a staggering 79 nearly identical” complaints, “unleashing a tsunami of meritless litigation in this district, and perverting the very purposes ...