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

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Konica Minolta Age Discrimination “Relocation” Plan Class Action

When employers announce layoffs or transfers, are they inventing excuses to discriminate against older employees? The complaint for this class action alleges that Konica Minolta, Inc. and Konica Minolta Business Solutions USA, Inc. violated New Jersey’s Law Against Discrimination (NJ LAD) and engaged in age discrimination, disparate treatment, and disparate impact against its older workers  Read more

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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

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Wells Fargo Rejection of Loans for DACA Recipients Settlement

Wells Fargo is settling class actions brought under both the Civil Rights Act of 1866 and California’s Unruh Civil Rights Act, alleging the bank discriminated against persons with DACA. The complaint claimed that Wells Fargo denied persons with DACA loans and credit, such as credit cards, student loans, small business or personal loans, and mortgages  Read more

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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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YouTube Racial Discrimination and Conflicts of Interest Class Action

The massive, 238-page complaint for this class action, bring suit against YouTube, LLC and its parent companies Google, LLC and Alphabet, Inc. The complaint accuses the companies of “overt, intentional, and systemic racial discrimination” in their control of all content posted on YouTube. YouTube is supposed to provide equal access, the complaint argues, but it  Read more

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MVP and Other Companies Racial Discrimination Settlement

This settlement resolves most of a racial discrimination class action against Personnel Staffing Group, LLC (doing business as MVP), the Segerdahl Corp., Mercury Plastics, Inc., the Penray Companies, Inc., Advertising Resources, Inc., and Lawrence Foods, Inc. The complaint alleged that these companies discriminated in hiring against African Americans who applied for jobs with the companies.  Read more

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