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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