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Interior of INA Design Consignment Store

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. has a website that does not allow the use of such software. The complaint brings suit under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) as well as under New York state and city laws.

Computer Screen Showing Speaker Putting Out Sound

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.

An Earlier Shaky Knees Music Festival

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, the New York State Human Rights Law, and the New York City Human Rights Law.

Clocktower Room at Escape the Room Facility

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 action alleges that Escape the Room Experience, LLC has not made it possible for visually-impaired people to use its website. 

Lid for Burt's Bees Lip Balm

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 accessible to the visually-impaired.  

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 locations across New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

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.

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.

Tesoro Logo

This class action lawsuit alleges that Tesoro Refining & Marketing Company and its ARCO gas stations are in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act due to significant accessibility barriers which have prevented the paraplegic plaintiff from enjoying unfettered use of those facilities.

This class action lawsuit alleges that Toys “R” Us, Inc. violated Title III of the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990 by failing to provide its stores with parking lots which are fully accessible by individuals with a walking disability and who must use a wheelchair for mobility.