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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