Disability Help at Service stations A great many people with disabilities who drive find it hard or almost impossible when it comes to filling up their cars with petrol or gas. This may be due to the fact that they have trouble using the hose, nozzle or controls at the self service centres. Some service stations are only self service and this may mean that the disabled person cannot buy their petrol/gas from these types and are therefore discriminated against. Most petrol/gas stations now have some kind of policy regarding disabled peoples needs, although they may differ slightly from country to country, but most stations are now required to meet conditions such as:
What Rights Do Disabled People Have? Disability rights for disabled people have greatly increased over the last few years when the disability discrimination act came into force in 1995. The aim of the act when introduced was to put an end to discrimination that was being faced by disabled people. Key points of the disability discrimination act include: * The right to fair employment. Every firm which employs 15 or more people has to conform to this act and covers dismissal, working conditions and redundancy. * The right to have access to services and facilities.
Choosing the right Disability Lawyer for you Disability law is a speciality law so how do you go about choosing the right disability lawyer? There are many law firms listed in the yellow pages so finding one isn’t hard, but what should you watch out for? Tips When Considering a Disability Lawyer Integrity Many lawyers will offer you a free half hour consultation, during this time you will be able to give the lawyer a brief insight into your particular problem, once presented with the facts a good lawyer will always tell you up front what they think your chances of winning the case are.