MIT Website Captioning Settlement

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is settling a class action brought by the National Association of the Deaf and other plaintiffs alleging that it violated the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Rehabilitation Act. The lawsuit alleged that MIT did not provide captioning or provided inaccurate captioning for public content on its website to  Read more

Building on MIT Campus

Levi’s Stadium Accessibility Settlement

A $24 million Damages Fund has been established as part of a settlement of a class action. The case was brought against Forty Niners Football Company, LLC, Forty Niners SC Stadium Company, LLC, Forty Niners Stadium Management Company, LLC, the City of Santa Clara, and the Santa Clara Stadium Authority. The complaint alleged violation of  Read more

Levi's Stadium and Field

INA Designs Website Inaccessible to the Blind ADA Class Action

The legal definition of blindness is having a visual acuity with correctio of less than or equal to 20 x 200. Some legally blind people have limited vision; others have none. Nowadays, legally blind people can use screen-reading software to use the Internet. But the complaint for this class action alleges that INA Designs, Inc.  Read more

Interior of INA Design Store in New York

Coolspa Website Not Accessible to the Blind ADA Class Action

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is designed to help handicapped individuals to negotiate public facilities. The complaint for this class action alleges that Coolspa, Inc. violates this law by not making its website accessible to blind or visually-impaired persons.  Read more

Computer Screen Showing Speaker Putting Out Sound

Shaky Knees Music Festival Website Accessibility to the Blind ADA Class Action

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) has extended the realm of civil rights, so that disabled people can live independent lives. This class action takes issue with a website for the Shaky Knees Music Festival, which the complaint says is not accessible to the blind or visually impaired. The complaint brings suit under the ADA,  Read more

An Earlier Shaky Knees Music Festival

Escape the Room Website Not Accessible to the Visually Impaired ADA Class Action

The number of legally-blind persons in the US is not insignificant—approximately 8.1 million people, based on the 2010 US Census Bureau Report. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) tries to ensure that the visually impaired, among others with disabilities, can live independently and access whatever they need without help. But the complaint for this class  Read more

Clocktower Room at Escape the Room Facility

Burt’s Bees Website Not Accessible to the Visually-Impaired ADA Class Action

Congress passed the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) so that those with disabilities could have full access to public accommodations and live independently, without requiring help for most everyday activities. The complaint for this class action alleges that the Burt’s Bees Products Company violates the ADA because it does not maintain a website that is  Read more

Lid for Burt's Bees Lip Balm

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store ADA Class Action

This class action lawsuit alleges that Cracker Barrel Old County Store violated the Americans With Disabilities Act as well as the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination by failing to remove architectural and other accessibility barriers which prevent individuals with disabilities such as the plaintiff from enjoying full and equal enjoyment of several of its restaurant  Read more

BP, ARCO, AM/PM Gas Station ADA Class Action

This class action lawsuit alleges that several ARCO and AM/PM gas station stores located in the Portland, Oregon area owned by the defendant are in violation of the Americans With Disabilities Act due to accessibility barriers situated in their parking lots which prevent the paraplegic plaintiff  and others from utilizing the facilities.  Read more

Starbucks Class Action Alleges ADA Counter Height Violations

This lawsuit alleges that Starbucks Coffee standard store designs included counter heights that were too high for individuals sitting in wheelchairs, in violation of state the Americans with Disabilities Act and state civil rights act protections.  Read more