Christian Sanchez – Cohen & Mizrahi LLP Lawsuits

This profile for the Cohen & Mizrahi LLP is one in a series of seven for my breakdown of the law firms who most commonly file web accessibility lawsuits.  In each profile, I summarize common and/or repetitive elements found in multiple lawsuits.

Plaintiff(s): Christian Sanchez
Plaintiff’s lawyer: Joseph H. Mizrahi, Esq.

Lawsuit venue: United States District Court Southern District of New York

Legal claim: Because Defendant’s website is not equally accessible to blind and visually-impaired consumers, it violates the ADA.

Federal Law: Title III of the ADA,42 U.S.C. § 12181,et seq., and 28 U.S.C. § 1332
State Law and Local Law: New York State Human Rights Law, N.Y. Exec. Law Article 15, (“NYSHRL”) and New York City Human Rights Law, N.Y.C. Admin. Code § 8-101 et seq., (“NYCHRL”)

Specific claims (summary): the logo acts as a link and is not labeled, the products have text that describes the item details and price but the information is not fully labeled to be read by a screen reader

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Victor Ariza – Roderick V. Hannah, Esq., P.A. Lawsuits

This profile for the Roderick V. Hannah, Esq., P.A. is one in a series of seven for my breakdown of the law firms who most commonly file web accessibility lawsuits.  In each profile, I summarize common and/or repetitive elements found in multiple lawsuits.

Plaintiff(s): Victor Ariza
Plaintiff’s lawyer: Roderick V. Hannah, Esq., P.A., Law Office of Pelayo Duran, P.A.

Lawsuit venue: United States District Court Southern District of Florida

Legal claim: Defendant’s website does not provide full and equal access and enjoyment under the ADA.  Defendant has committed trespass against the Plaintiff because defendant’s website gathers information from Plaintiff without consent.

Federal Law: Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act, 42 U.S.C. §§12181-12189 (“ADA”), as amended, and 28 C.F.R. Part 36

Specific claims (summary): pop up not labeled, search button mislabeled

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Jenisa Angeles – Stein Saks, PLLC Lawsuits

This profile for Stein Saks, PLLC is one in a series of seven for my breakdown of the law firms who most commonly file web accessibility lawsuits.  In each profile, I summarize common and/or repetitive elements found in multiple lawsuits.

Plaintiff(s): Jenisa Angeles
Plaintiff’s lawyer: Mark Rozenberg, Esq.

Lawsuit venue: United States District Court Southern District of New York

Legal claim: Defendant’s website is not equally accessible to blind and visually impaired consumers and thus violates the ADA.

Federal Law: Title III of the ADA, 42 U.S.C. § 12181, et seq., and 28 U.S.C. § 1332
Local Law: New York City Human Rights Law, N.Y.C. Admin. Code § 8-101 et seq., (“NYCHRL”)

Specific claims (summary): lack of alt text, failure to include label element or title attribute for each field, same title elements, broken links (followed by general list alleging that website includes additional barriers blocking full and equal use).

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Cedric Bishop – Gottlieb & Associates Lawsuits

This profile for Gottlieb & Associates is one in a series of seven for my breakdown of the law firms who most commonly file web accessibility lawsuits.  In each profile, I summarize common and/or repetitive elements found in multiple lawsuits.

Plaintiff(s): Cedric Bishop
Plaintiff’s lawyer: Michael A. LaBollita and Jeffrey M. Gottlieb of Gottlieb & Associates

Lawsuit venue: United States District Court Southern District of New York

Legal claim: Defendant’s website is not equally accessible to blind and visually-impaired users and thus violates the ADA.

Federal Law: Title III of the ADA, 42 U.S.C. § 12181, et seq.
Local Law(s): New York State Human Rights Law (NYSHRL), New York City Human Rights Law (“NYCHRL”)

Specific claims (summary): lack of alt text, empty links, redundant links, linked images missing alt-text

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Aishia Petersen – Acacia Barros, P.A. Lawsuits

This profile for Acacia Barros, P.A. is one in a series of seven for my breakdown of the law firms who most commonly file web accessibility lawsuits.  In each profile, I summarize common and/or repetitive elements found in multiple lawsuits.

Plaintiff(s): Aishia Petersen
Plaintiff’s lawyer: Acacia Barros, P.A.

Lawsuit venue: United States District Court Southern District of Florida Miami Division

Legal claim: Defendant has denied Plaintiff’s rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act or ADA because defendant’s mobile app is inaccessible to blind and visually-impaired consumers.

Federal Law: Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, 42 U.S.C. §§s 12181-12189 (“ADA”), 28 U.S.C. §2201 and 2202 as well as 28 CFR Part 36 Regulations

Specific claims (summary): mobile app inaccessibility

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