Escape Rooms Lawsuit Case Updates

Read an excerpt from coverage in Forbes’ article: In The Face Of The Covid Pandemic, Entertainment Enterprises Look For Guidance To Reopen

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Attorney Natela Shenon, who is representing 60Out Escape Rooms in an ongoing case, says California and Los Angeles County are “overstepping their executive powers by not analyzing the closures from a perspective of balancing hardship/benefit vs. risk of covid.” “The closure and reopening orders have been sloppy and vague. The County is wasting taxpayers’ dollars on useless litigation when all they have to do is fix their own oversights. There is a disconnect between health objectives and constitutional rights,” she adds.

Watch the video below to see coverage of the case that aired originally on NBC4. Natela was interviewed, along with the business owner.

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Read an excerpt from coverage in KFIAM640’s article: Niche Business Files Legal Action Over County Closure Order

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The owners of a niche business that operates seven “escape rooms” filed a legal action against Los Angeles County health officials, alleging they were ordered to close under threat of criminal action amid the coronavirus pandemic without the opportunity for a hearing.

60out seeks court orders forcing the government officials and agencies to “outline a clear process by which a business can determine whether or not it is allowed to reopen” and to provide a notice and chance to be heard before a mandated closure.

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Read an excerpt from coverage in MyNewsLA’s article: ‘Escape Rooms’ Business Demands Escape From LA County Health Honchos Shutdown: Legal Action!

60out filed the Los Angeles Superior Court petition on Wednesday against Los Angeles County Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer and Supervisor Sheila Kuehl. Also named as defendants are Gov. Gavin Newsom, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra and state Public Health Officer Sonia Y. Angell. The Shenon Law Group in Sherman Oaks is representing the plaintiff.