ADA Round-Up: $200K Settlement in Disability Suit; Universities Struggling with 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. Software Company Agrees to $200,000 Disability Discrimination Settlement A software publisher will pay $200,000 and make changes to its policies and training practices to settle a disability … Read More

ADA ROUND-UP: Podcaster Sued for Lack of Captions, Governor Sued for Lack of ASL

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. Making Podcasts Accessible to the Deaf and Hard of Hearing A class-action lawsuit has been filed against Gimlet Media for failing to make its podcasts accessible to … Read More

A Milestone Piece of Legislation, the ADA Turns 30

by: David Titmus

This Sunday (July 26) marks the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the first comprehensive civil rights legislation addressing and granting basic accessibility needs for people with disabilities. The act dramatically changed – and improved – the social and political landscape of the United States, and greatly advanced … Read More

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