Posts Tagged ‘Americans with Disabilities Act’

Little Burgers, Big Buns

September 13, 2011

Little Burgers, Big Buns

A White Castle hamburger weighs 2 ounces. Martin Kessman weighs 290 pounds. Mr. Kessman loves his White Castle burgers, but complains that he can’t fit into the seats at the eatery, so he is suing the company under the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Mr. Kessman, a 64-year-old New York stockbroker, says his complaints to the company have been met with promises, condescension, and hamburger coupons so, after two years, he is bringing suit in Federal court. We do not know if his case has legal merit, but it’s been a juicy Double Slider® for headline writers: