Wednesday, January 15th, 2014      


hearing-impaired San Mateo County Realtor who claims he was offered smoking detectors in place of assistive listening devices for a success seminar at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Foster City is suing for violations of his rights.

In Todd Rich’s suit filed Monday in San Mateo County Superior Court, his attorney seeks damages from hotel umbrella company Intercontinental Hotels of San Francisco and Success Strategies Institute, Inc. which held the seminar. Rich is seeking no less than $30,000 compensation along with any other punitive damages and suits costs awarded.

Both the venue and event provider are equally liable, said attorney Charles Grasso . . .


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Article Credit: Michelle Durand, Sam Mateo Daily Journal

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