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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

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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

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Pittsburgh Public Schools Handcuffed Student ADA Class Action

This case takes on the handcuffing of an elementary-school child as a means of restraining him. The complaint for this class action argues that Pittsburgh Public Schools and its school officer were out of line in doing so, and violated the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).   Read more

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Coinbase Website Barriers to Access by Blind ADA Class Action

A 2010 Census Bureau report says that there are roughly 8.1 million visually-impaired people in the US, including 2.0 million who are legally blind. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) tries to ensure that they can live mostly independent lives and take advantage of public accommodations offered to sighted people. But the complaint for this  Read more

Name "Coinbase" on Reflective Building