Gerry Weber
Law Offices
Significant Cases Litigated
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Disability Rights
Martin v. MARTA, 225 F.Supp. 2d 1362 (N.D. Ga. 2002) (systemic lawsuit requiring disability access in bus and rail public transportation)

Bockenek v. Coweta County, No. 3:99-CV-125-JTC (N.D. Ga. 2001) (reversing decision barring citizen from serving on jury because of her wheel chair)

Nagel v. Osborne, 164 F.3d 582 (11th Cir. 1999) (insanity acquittee need not be released after extended confinement) (amicus)

ADAPT v. City of Atlanta, No. 0022970 (Atlanta Municipal Court 1996) (negotiated dismissal of charges against 165 disabled protesters arrested for trespassing)

Martin v. Ledbetter, No. 4:94-CV-0299-HLM (N.D. Ga. 1994) (class action resulting in revision of Tuberculosis Control Act to ensure due process rights for persons confined)

Hightower v. Ledbetter, 959 F.Supp. 1549 (N.D. Ga. 1996), aff'd, 166 F.3d 351 (11th Cir. 1998) (class action challenging forced medication and informed consent procedures for mentally ill persons)

State v. Webb, 212 Ga. App. 872 (1994) (rejecting deaf person's right to interpreter for implied consent DUI warnings) (amicus)

Henrickson v. Sammons, 263 Ga. 331 (1993) (extending statute of limitations for disability claims) (amicus)

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