Emergency Preparedness and Response for Disabled Individuals: Implications of Recent Litigation

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Legal protections granted to disabled individuals remain in place during emergencies. This article considers lawsuits brought against Los Angeles and New York concerning their treatment of disabled individuals within their emergency plans, explores how the principle ofjustice supports these rulings, and discusses lessons learned for other localities.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)91-94
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Law, Medicine and Ethics
Issue numbers1
StatePublished - Mar 1 2015


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Issues, ethics and legal aspects
  • Health Policy

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