Families suing Disney over autism-related disabilities want to depose Staggs, Disney fights back

Posted Tuesday, August 25, 2015 7:04 PM | Contributed by Jeff

Walt Disney Company and its attorneys are battling a request to have Tom Staggs, current COO, former division chair of the parks, sit for a deposition in controversial lawsuits over disabled access to theme park attractions. Dozens of families with autistic children have sued, alleging that children with cognitive disabilities don’t have the patience required to wait for a certain ride – even if they are not waiting in line. While Disney has generally declined to comment on the lawsuits, it has argued in court filings that it went to great lengths to provide service to its disabled guests.

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