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Sep 12, 2011 09:32 PM

You gotta love the White Castle sense of customer service

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This article says the next hundred or so.

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    1. So glad that he is fighting for his and others ' civil rights' to tie up the court system even more? That's very 'big' of him.

      1. In a way, I agree with him. But only in a way. A lot of restaurants use these obnoxious, bolted down, one piece chair & table sets to sit people down in. I have yet to see any wiggle room between belly and table edge on any of these. And yes, I am heavy. 44" waist line that comes with my beer belly. My response is not to patronize said offending place again. However, he may have a point when it comes to ADA compliance. Suppose it was a pregnant woman bringing the lawsuit? Except for wheelchair ramps and bathrooms, I am not an ADA supporter. But it's the law of the Land. So I'm guessing this lawsuit will actually go somewhere.

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        1. re: David11238

          As someone with a lot of friends who need ADA guidlines -- deaf, in wheelchairs, on a walker -- I must ask: why are you (a) not an ADA supporter but (b) in agreement at least partially with this guy who is fat because of his own actions?

          1. re: jmckee

            Not because of his own actions. I also said that my way of handling such a situation is not to patronize such a business. But if it takes a lawsuit by a fatman, such as myself, to get businesses to wake up about the obnoxiousness of the close quarter, one piece table-chair set, then right on. Although I do question his use of ADA Law as a basis for his lawsuit. I'm not clear if he's claiming to be disabled or suing on behalf of.

            1. re: jmckee

              Why does it matter what the cause of his situation is? If a person uses a wheelchair because of his own actions (e.g. from a skydiving, a solo motocycle accident or car accident while DUI), is that person less deserving of accomodation than someone who is disabled other than because of "his own actions"? What if a person's obesity is due to the side effects of a necessary medication or the result of another medical condition? Would that make the person more deserving of accomodation?

            2. re: David11238

              I am not sure he will have standing to sue on behalf of pregnant women.

            3. there is so much I could say, and not a word of it would survive the mods.

              Let's hope a judge deep-sixes this one before it ever hits the dockets.

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              1. re: sunshine842

                I'm no lawyer, but informing him on multiple occasions it was something they would address and rectify may be a detriment to a judge just throwing it out.

              2. So if you're 6'8" you can demand the restaurant raise their ceilings?

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                1. re: beevod

                  If you're 6'8", you can pretty much make any demand you want.

                    1. re: harryharry

                      Unoriginal, but nice take on the where-does-an-elephant-sit wheezer.

                      1. re: beevod

                        You can only go so far with the obvious. If an attorney can sue successfully for public men's rooms not having baby changing facitilites,why not? But too-small booths is a more conceivable issue than too-low ceilings, all joking aside.

                  1. re: beevod

                    Or if you're 4"8, maybe lower the table!!! Ridiculous! Did someone actually make him keep going back!! Don't understand what he's trying to prove, he's suing them but sending the wife to pick up the food, so still putting the money into the business!