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

ADA Round-Up: Harvard Settles Captioning Suit; Gift Card Accessibility 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. University Settles Captioning Suit Harvard University has agreed to a settlement in a suit filed by the National Association of the Deaf (NAD) that alleged that many … Read More

ADA Round-Up: Major Retailers Facing Disability Discrimination Cases

by: David Titmus

Welcome to this month’s edition of “ADA in the News,” featuring recent news, updates, events, and rulings regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act. Jury Awards $5.2 Million in Walmart Disability Discrimination Case A jury awarded $5.2 million in damages after finding that Walmart violated federal law when it refused to … Read More

Supreme Court Denies Domino’s Website Accessibility Petition

by: David Titmus

The United States Supreme Court last week declined to take up a petition by Domino’s Pizza that asked the high court to weigh in on whether the pizza chain’s website needs to be accessible to people with disabilities. Normally it’s not news when a court takes no action, but in … Read More

ADA Round-Up: Courts Tackle Lack of Access Suits, Sanction Serial ADA Filer

by: David Titmus

Welcome to this month’s edition of “ADA in the News,” featuring recent news, updates, events, and rulings regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act. Festival Sued Over Lack of Interpreters Two California men are suing the Burning Man Project, which produces the annual Burning Man community and arts festival in Nevada, … Read More

ADA Round-Up: Training Videos Lack Captions, EEOC Claims, and Title III Filings

by: David Titmus

Welcome to this month’s edition of “ADA in the News,” featuring recent news, updates, events, and rulings regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act. Major Retailer Pays $100K over Lack of Captions A major multinational retail corporation will pay $100,000 to settle a disability discrimination suit filed by the U.S. Equal … Read More