Federal Way, WA asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Consumer Law and Personal Injury for Oregon

Q: Is this a violation of civil rights?

Can a store deny entry to someone who has a legitimate medical condition for not wearing a mask, who's doctor agrees that wearing a mask would cause this person harm, and is receiving disability for this condition?

1 Lawyer Answer
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
  • Little Neck, NY

A: An Oregon attorney could advise best here, as this could involve state measures, as well as federal measures, arising as a result of the pandemic. But the post remains open for two weeks - it's possible an attorney with insight into ADA and disability issues could have better insight into this than personal injury, consumer law, or constitutional law attorneys.

Tim Akpinar

Jina Ly Clark agrees with this answer

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