Court victory: The city of Tallinn treated a disabled young man dishonourably
At the beginning of October, we won a major lawsuit in a protracted dispute over the rights of a young man with reduced mobility. The Tallinn Administrative Court ruled that the city has behaved illegally with the young man and must provide him with dignified opportunities to participate in society.
The lawsuit began more than four years ago, when a young man with congenital central nervous system damage and consequent mobility impairment applied to the city of Tallinn for the service of a personal assistant. However, the city of Tallinn did not agree to provide the service to the extent necessary and in cooperation with Meris Velling, a sworn attorney at the Liverte law firm, we went to court. At the beginning of this month, the Tallinn Administrative Court satisfied the young man’s complaint and annulled the decision of Tallinn.