Brumate Website Not Usable with Screen Readers ADA Class Action

Public accommodations are supposed to allow equal access and enjoyment of goods and services to all members of the general public, including blind or visually-impaired people. However, the complaint for this class action alleges that Brumate, Inc. does not bother to take the necessary steps to make its website accessible to those who must use  Read more

Insulated Can Cooler from Brumate

Engineering Services and Products Website Access for the Blind ADA Class Action

Many blind or visually-impaired people can still use websites, provided the websites are properly designed to work with a screen reader. The complaint for this class action alleges that Engineering Services and Products Company does not bother to make its website accessible in this way and therefore violates the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  Read more

Farmtek Building (Engineering Services and Products)

Amtrak Americans with Disabilities Act Settlement

Amtrak (officially known as the National Railroad Passenger Corporation) has entered into a settlement with the US Department of Justice to settle a lawsuit centering on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The lawsuit alleged that certain Amtrak stations did not provide the accessibility required by the ADA, including for passengers in wheelchairs.  Read more

An Amtrak Train

Arx Fit Website Not Accessible to the Visually Impaired Class Action

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) tries to ensure that handicapped persons are able to have the full enjoyment of goods and services of any place of public accommodation. The complaint for this class action alleges that Arx Fit, Inc., a maker of fitness equipment, has a website that is not accessible to blind or  Read more

Man on an Arx Fit Omni

Perfect 85 Degrees C Website Inaccessible to the Blind ADA Class Action

People are legally blind if they have a visual acuity of 20 x 200 or less. Some such people have limited vision; others have none at all. But even blind people can use the Internet with the help of screen readers. The complaint for this class action alleges that Perfect 85 Degrees C, Inc. violates  Read more

85 Degrees C Cafe Drinks

Goya Foods Website Inaccessible to the Blind ADA Class Action

According to the complaint for this class action, Goya Foods, Inc. has failed to design and construct its website so that it can be accessed by the blind and visually impaired via screen readers. The complaint alleges, “[Goya’s] denial of full and equal access to its website, and therefore denial of its products and services  Read more

Computer Screen Showing Speaker Putting Out Sound

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

Chico’s FAS Website Accessibility for the Blind ADA Class Action

This is a civil rights case that centers around the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The complaint alleges that the website for Chico’s FAS, Inc. is not accessible to the blind or visually impaired.  Read more

Uber Wheelchair-Accessible Vehicles ADA Discrimination Class Action

The complaint for this class action says that Uber Technologies, Inc. “is now a major provider of individual transportation services in over 450 cities in the United States…” Its market capitalization is over $75 billion. Yet Uber does not have adequate services for those who need wheelchair services. In Philadelphia, it offers no wheelchair service  Read more