Seventeen Memphis area restaurants are suing the Shelby County Health Department in federal court to reopen their doors. Attorneys claim the restaurants were singled out because of a categorization.
In the two lawsuits, the businesses are considered limited-service restaurants and bars which means 50 percent or less of their revenue comes from prepared food.
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