September 25, 2022

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Red Rocks Wheelchair Access Discrimination Lawsuit Settled

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The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Colorado has reached a settlement with the City of Denver, Live Nation, AEG and PBS12 over a discrimination claim made by six plaintiffs through the Department of Justice regarding wheelchair-accessible seating at Red Rocks Amphitheatre. In its investigation, the U.S. Attorney’s Office found that the city, which owns and operates the venue through Denver Arts & Venues, had violated the Americans With Disabilities Act by “charging more for wheelchair-accessible seats than was allowed under ADA regulations.”

The settlement requires Denver to refund the $47,950.90 in overcharges on a total of 1,817 tickets for 178 events. The concert promoters have also paid a civil penalty to the U.S., according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

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Emily Ferguson

2022-08-14 05:25:00

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