Wawa settles with N.J. man over presence of service dog

    Wawa Inc. has settled with a man who says he was kicked out of the company’s Millville, N.J. store because he was accompanied by a service dog.

    Patrick Stark will get $12,500 for the June 13 incident, in which he claims a store manager would not let him order a sandwich with his dog in the store.

    According to a news release from New Jersey’s Division on Civil Rights, Wawa has also agreed to post signs in its Garden State stores acknowledging that service animals are welcome, and to train its employees about service animal rights.

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