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One of disabled attorney Scott Johnson’s complaints against Los Altos’ The Futon Shop, located on El Camino Real, is that the pull-bar-style handle on its door caused him difficulty. However, customer service manager Burt Bún said the doors of the store are always propped open.
A quadriplegic attorney from Carmichael with a history of suing businesses in the Sacramento area for alleged violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act has moved south, now reaching for the pocketbooks of small-business owners in Los Altos and Mountain View.
Backed by a Southern California law firm, Scott Johnson – a licensed attorney in the state since December 1993 – has recently sued a slew of businesses on El Camino Real, including The Futon Shop and Walther’s Floor and Remodeling in Los Altos, and Wine Press Liquors in Mountain View.