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Greyhound Disability Settlement: The Latest on the Greyhound Lawsuit and Claims Process from the U.S. Department of Justice

NCIL Presents… A National Teleconference

Thursday, June 2, 2016; 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. Eastern

Register online.

Please join NCIL on Thursday, June 2nd, 2016, at 4:00 p.m. Eastern to hear about the Department of Justice’s recent filing of a lawsuit against Greyhound Lines, Inc. and, importantly, the Claims Process that is currently underway to help compensate any person who 1) has a disability 2) traveled or attempted to travel on Greyhound between February 8, 2013, and February 8, 2016, and 3) during that travel or attempted travel experienced disability discrimination. This historic settlement will allow for compensation of all individuals who file valid claims on or before November 10, 2016 and is intended to remedy the nationwide practice of disability discrimination that the United States alleges occurred on Greyhound. DOJ Trial Attorneys Nabina Sinha and Anne Langford will discuss the resolution, the Claims Process, and will be available to answer questions.

Read more about the settlement at

This teleconference is free for NCIL Members. There is a $25.00 registration fee for Non-Members, per call-in site. Fee does not apply per participant in group, provided the group uses the same conference line.

The Policy Briefing will be available via teleconference and CART (captioned) webcast. You must register by 12:00 Noon Eastern on June 2nd to participate in the call.

Please contact Tim Fuchs at with any questions.

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