ADA Round-Up: Illinois Prison Sanctions, Senior Living Communities Sued

by: David Titmus

Welcome to the latest edition of “ADA in the News,” featuring recent news, updates, events, and rulings regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act. Court Sanctions Illinois Prisons for Failing Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Prisoners A federal judge has ruled that the Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC) violated the settlement agreement in … Read More

ADA Round-Up: $3.3 Million Disability Discrimination Settlement; Braille Gift Card Rulings 

by: David Titmus

Welcome to the latest edition of “ADA in the News,” featuring recent news, updates, events, and rulings regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act. FedEx Ground to Pay $3.3 Million to Settle Disability Discrimination Suit FedEx Ground Package System, Inc. has agreed to pay $3.3 million to resolve a disability discrimination … Read More

ADA Round-Up: Retail Settlement, ASL Suit, and Advocacy Concerns

by: David Titmus

Welcome to the latest edition of “ADA in the News,” featuring recent news, updates, events, and rulings regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act. Target Pays $45,000 to Settle Disability Suit A national retailer has agreed to pay $45,000 and make changes to its hiring and training practices to settle a … Read More

ADA Round-Up: COVID-19, White House Interpreters, and Medical Center Accessibility

by: David Titmus

Welcome to the latest edition of “ADA in the News,” featuring recent news, updates, events, and rulings regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act. Accessibility and COVID-19 The National Association of the Deaf  and the National Council on Disability have sent letters to the White House asking why there aren’t sign … Read More

ADA ROUND-UP: MIT SETTLES CAPTIONING SUIT; COMMUNICATION POLICIES IN THE COURTS

by: David Titmus

Welcome to the latest edition of “ADA in the News,” featuring recent news, updates, events, and rulings regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act. MIT Settles Captioning Suit The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has agreed to settle a captioning lawsuit and will introduce new guidelines to make its website and … Read More

ADA Round-Up: Reasonable Accommodations, Legislative Captions, and Litigation Data

by: David Titmus

Welcome to the latest edition of “ADA in the News,” featuring recent news, updates, events, and rulings regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act. Florida ADA Suit Can Move Forward A federal appeals court earlier this month cleared the way for a lawsuit alleging that the Florida House and Senate violated … Read More

ADA Round-Up: Stadium, Prison Accessibility in the Spotlight

by: David Titmus

Welcome to the latest edition of “ADA in the News,” featuring recent news, updates, events, and rulings regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act. Lawsuit Claims ADA Violations in Florida Prisons A lawsuit filed by advocacy group Disability Rights Florida alleges that Florida’s corrections department breached an agreement to accommodate inmates … Read More