• Disabled attorney to sue Seahawks, CenturyLink Field for discrimination

    By: KIRO 7 News Staff

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    SEATTLE - A Washington attorney plans to sue the Seahawks and CenturyLink Field, claiming discrimination.

    Conrad Reynoldson bought five wheelchair-accessible seats for the preseason game against the Raiders.

    He says as rain came down, he worried his motorized wheelchair would short circuit, so he asked if his group could move to a covered section, as there were a lot of open seats.

    Reynoldson said that after a while, staff permitted him and one other person to move, despite having enough space for everyone.

    He claims they failed to provide reasonable accommodations as required by law.

    Reynolds is an attorney for the non-profit Washington Civil & Disability Advocate.

    On Tuesday, the Seahawks sent KIRO 7 the following statement in response: 

    "The Seahawks are committed to ensuring the stadium offers an accessible and welcoming environment for all fans."

    KIRO 7 Reporter Alison Grande spoke with Reynoldson about exactly what happened for a live report at 5 p.m.


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