A South Florida man with multiple sclerosis who refiled an accessibility lawsuit after voluntarily dismissing it when his symptoms were milder has received good news at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit in Atlanta.

The resulting ruling clarifies that it’s the timing of an actual injury—not the timing of a diagnosis—that matters in Americans With Disabilities Act litigation, as the appellate panel found ”the law does not require the disabled to foresee the future.”