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Tender Leaf Toys Website Accessibility with Screen Readers Class Action

As Americans perform more and more of their everyday activities online, it becomes more important that blind or visually-impaired persons have full access to websites. The complaint for this class action alleges that the website for Tender Leaf Toys, www.tenderleaftoys.com, contain numerous barriers to use by those who use screen readers. It brings suit under  Read more

Tender Leaf Toys Stacking Tree

New Jersey Department of Corrections and Department of Education Settlement

This settlement resolves a class action filed by the American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey against the New Jersey Department of Corrections (NJ DOC) and Department of Education (NJ DOE). The complaint alleged that they failed to provide a free, appropriate, public education to students with disabilities in adult prisons, in violation of the  Read more

Books, Blackboard, Globe

Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery Website Use by Blind ADA Class Action

Visually-impaired or blind people must use screen readers to use websites. However, websites must be constructed so that screen readers can make full use of them. The complaint for this class action brings suit against Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery, Inc., under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), alleging that its public website has not made  Read more

Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery Restaurant

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