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Myrtle Beach Subway settles case after refusing to serve man with service dog

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - A man was awarded a settlement after a Myrtle Beach Subway restaurant refused to serve him, according to United States Attorney William N. Nettles.

The agreement between Case Group Inc., which operates a Subway restaurant in Myrtle Beach, resolves allegations that the restaurant violated the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) by refusing service to an individual on the basis of his disability.

The investigation began in August of 2014 when a complaint was filed with the U.S. Attorney's Office.

The complaint alleged that a man attempted to obtain service at the Subway, but was refused because he was accompanied by his service animal.

In agreement with the settlement, Case Group Inc. agreed not to discriminate against any individual on the basis of disability and to provide service to all persons with disabilities, including those accompanied by a service animal. Case Group Inc. also agreed to adopt a Justice Department-approved service animal policy.

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