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The cases and matters on this page are categorized by the title of the ADA under which the respondent is covered (e.g., Employment, Title I: State and Local Governments, Title II) and then listed in alphabetical order under each category header. Use the links at the left to jump to cases under specific titles of the ADA or just scroll through the page for the entire list.

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Cases 2006 - Present

TITLE I

HIV/AIDS -- HIV/AIDS Litigation

Baltimore County, MD Consent Decree – re: discriminatory practices of, among other things, requiring employees to submit to medical examinations and disability-related inquiries without a proper reason, and by excluding applicants from emergency medical technician (EMT) positions because of their diabetes (8/6/12)

Baltimore County, MD Complaint (8/6/12)

Bern Township, PA Consent Decree – re: reasonable accommodations for employees and job applicants with disabilities (6/29/06)

City of Colorado Springs, CO Consent Decree -- re: violation the ADA’s non-retaliation prohibition (8/14/08)

City of New York Consent Decree -- re: discriminatory practices of requiring an applicant to submit to a medical examination prior to a conditional offer of employment and refusing to provide reasonable accommodations during the application process (3/1/13)

City of New York Complaint (3/1/13)

City of Woodlake, CA Settlement Agreement-- re: discriminatory practice of unlawful pre-employment medical examinations of job applicants before making an offer of employment (8/1/12)

County of Erie, New York Consent Decree -- re: failure to promote a Park Maintenance Worker with a vision impairment on the basis of disability and failure to offer a reasonable accommodation (7/10/13)

County of Erie, New York Complaint (7/10/13)

County of Ventura, CA Consent Decree-- re: alleged failure to hire a qualified social worker who is deaf because of reasonable accommodations including a sign language interpreter (7/16/10)

Department of Justice of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico Consent Decree – re: title I of the ADA consent decree to provide training to employees on the requirements of the ADA, to provide reasonable accommodation and compensation to discriminated employee, and to adopt policies to ensure employees accessible meetings and office locations (8/29/11)

Fire Department of the City of New York Consent Decree | Complaint -- re: failing to provide reasonable accommodations and forced retirement of an employee having pulmonary injuries related to FDNY operations at the World Trade Center on or after September 11, 2001 (5/8/13)

Florida State University -- re: agreement bars employer from conducting medical examinations or making any disability-related inquiries before a conditional offer of employment has been made to job applicants (6/5/14)

Illinois State Police Settlement Agreement - re: title I of the ADA settlement agreement to eliminate policies that automatically exclude cadet job applicants who use hearing aids or who manage their diabetes with insulin pumps and to revise employment publications and policies to reflect the change (11/30/11)

 

TITLE II

HIV/AIDS -- HIV/AIDS Litigation
Olmstead -- Olmstead Litigation
Project Civic Access -- Access to Civic Life Settlement Agreements
Barrier-Free Health Care Initiative -- Access to Medical Care Litigation

Alameda County Sheriff’s Office Settlement Agreement– re: effective communications with persons who are deaf, hard of hearing, and deaf-blind in police and jail situations (2/2/10)

American Nurses Assoc. v. O'Donnell, California Superintendent of Schools United States Amicus Brief | PDF in Support of Defendant argues that when a state law directly conflicts with the ADA, the state law must be interpreted in a way that complies with the ADA (5/11/11)

Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office, CO, Settlement Agreement - re: ensuring effective communication between individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing and patrol officers, detention center officers, and other law enforcement personnel (3/22/13)

Arizona State University Settlement Agreement – re: accessibility of electronic book readers to individuals with vision disabilities (1/8/10)    

Blair County, PA, Settlement Agreement – re: Provision of accessible polling places (3/10/14)

Board of Elections, City of New York United States Amicus Brief | PDF – re:  provision of accessible polling places (8/16/13)

Brooklyn Center for Independence of the Disabled, et al. v. Michael R. Bloomberg and the City of New York Statement of Interest of the United States of America | PDF in support of the plaintiffs, regarding the applicability of the ADA and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 to New York City’s municipal emergency management and preparedness plans (5/22/13)

C.C. v. Cypress School District (C.D. Cal.) Statement of Interest of the United States | PDF in Support of Plaintiffs' Motion for Preliminary Injunction – re: obligation of public schools to make reasonable modifications to policies, practices, and procedures to permit students to use service animals in school and provide assistance to children with disabilities using service animals. (6/10/11)

CALIF v. City of Los Angeles United States' Statement of Interest | PDF - re: public entities' obligation to ensure equal access and integrated emergency management planning and preparations for persons with disabilities under Title II of the ADA and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act (10/8/12)

Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority Settlement Agreement – re: alterations requirements and removal of architectural barriers to provide access to Ovens Auditorium (3/29/10)

City of Ansonia, CT, Settlement Agreement -- re: the City zoning code's exclusion of substance abuse treatment facilities from zones where medical clinics can locate (3/30/12)

City of Baltimore, MD, Settlement Agreement -- re: discriminatory zoning standard for residential substance abuse treatment facilities (11/5/12)

City of Baltimore United States' Motion for Partial Summary Judgment | PDF (4/15/11)

City of Cheyenne, WY (Taco John's Event Center), Settlement Agreement -- re: compliance with new construction requirements at a City-owned multi-use arena (9/29/10)

City of Claremont, NH, Settlement Agreement -- re: access to newly constructed visitor's center (4/4/06)

City of Eastpointe, MI, and the Eastpointe Building Authority Settlement Agreement - re: new construction at a district court (9/25/07)

City of Englewood, CO, Settlement Agreement - re: ensuring effective communication between individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing and police officers and other law enforcement personnel (3/22/13)

City of Flint, MI, Settlement Agreement -- re: provision of accessible polling places (5/17/12)

City of Henderson, Nevada -- re: effective communication for people who are deaf or hard of hearing when interacting with law enforcement (8/5/13)

City of Hubbard, Oregon -- re: agreement bars employer from conducting medical examinations or making disability-related inquiries before a conditional offer of employment has been made to job applicants and requires employer to conduct training and designate an individual to address ADA compliance. (7/9/14)

City of Jackson, MS, Consent Decree -- re: maintenance of wheelchair lifts on the city's fixed route bus system, training personnel to assist passengers with disabilities, and meeting the required level of service on the city's complementary paratransit system. (3/30/10)

City of Kerrville, TX, and Playhouse 2000 (Cailloux Theater) Settlement Agreement -- re: provision of companion fixed seats for the wheelchair seating locations; wheelchair seating locations that provide a choice of admission prices; a reservations policy; correction of other violations of the ADA Standards; and payment of compensatory damages (10/26/10)

City of Memphis Settlement Agreement -- re: accessible seating in the Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium, accessible concession stands, gates, elevators, ramps, toilet rooms, suites, press boxes, and other facilities and services at the stadium (1/8/13)

City of Milton, WA, Settlement Agreement -- re: architectural barrier removal and policy modifications to make city of Milton's parks, recreation program, and annual summer festival and parade route accessible to persons with disabilities (7/14/10)

City of Milwaukee, WI, Settlement Agreement -- re: provision of an accessible route along the RiverWalk (7/6/06)

City of Minnetonka, MN, Settlement Agreement - re: modification of policies and procedures related to participation in a city program (8/6/06)

City of New Haven, CT, Settlement Agreement – re: effective communication for people who are deaf or hard of hearing in the City of New Haven’s Police Department and other City programs and services (5/29/13)

City of Philadelphia, PA, Settlement Agreement -- re: provision of accessible polling places (4/16/09)

City of Sierra Vista, AZ, Settlement Agreement -- re: compliance review of the accessibility of the City's programs, services, and activities (12/12/12)

Consolidated City of Jacksonville, FL, Settlement Agreement -- re: effective communication in police situations (9/27/07)

Dakota County, MN, Settlement Agreement -- re: provision of appropriate auxiliary aids and services, including qualified sign language interpreters, to detainees who are deaf or hard of hearing to ensure effective communication (11/3/08)

Delran Township School District (New Jersey) -- re: making reasonable modifications to ensure that students with disabilities may be accompanied in school and on school-related activities by their service animals (6/24/14)

District of Columbia Shelter Program Settlement Agreement -- re: accessibility of homeless shelter program’s facilities and services (12/10/08)

Elk Grove Village Police Department, Elk Grove, IL, Settlement Agreement -- re: failure to provide auxiliary aids and services (10/28/08)

Hunter v. District of Columbia Statement of Interest | PDF -- re: opposition to the District of Columbia’s Motion for Dismissal.  The United States argues that the District is liable under title II of the ADA for the actions of its contractors operating the District’s shelter program, and that the shelters are covered by the Fair Housing Act. (7/26/13)

Louisiana Tech University Settlement Agreement – re: the use of internet-based learning product for university course work allegedly inaccessible to student who is blind (7/23/13)

Ken Mascara, Sheriff of St. Lucie County Settlement Agreement -- re: effective communication in the County Jail including provision of auxiliary aids and services (4/12/07)

McNeese State University Settlement Agreement -- re: removing barriers to access, requirements for alterations and new construction, modifying policies and practices to make programs accessible and modifications to the University’s web site (9/10/10)

Michigan Department of Human Services Settlement Agreement -- re: increasing access to people with physical disabilities (4/12/06)

Miller v. Smith Memorandum of Law as Amicus Curiae | PDF regarding correctional officials' obligations toward prisoners with disabilities under title II of the ADA and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, including the obligation to house inmates with mobility disabilities in accessible cells; ensure access for inmates with disabilities to all prison programs, activities, and services; and provide disability-related medical care, assistance, equipment, and supplies (6/21/10)

New York City Police Department Settlement Agreement -- re: effective communication with persons who are deaf or hard of hearing under title II of the ADA (11/18/09)

Noel, et al. v. New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission Statement of Interest | PDF re: supporting plaintiffs' motion for partial summary judgment regarding the applicability of title II of the ADA to defendants' operation and regulation of New York City taxicabs in failing to ensure that the city's iconic taxicab fleet is accessible to individuals with mobility disabilities who use wheelchairs (10/17/11)

Oconee County, South Carolina Courthouse Municipal Facility Settlement Agreement-- re: physical accessibility in a municipal courthouse facility, built in 2003, including parking, signage, restroom facilities, courtroom seating, witness stands, jury boxes, and accessible routes (7/22/10)

Pennsylvania State Correctional Institution at Cresson Letter of Findings -- re: violation of Title II of the ADA in denying many inmates with serious mental illness and intellectual disabilities the opportunity to participate in and benefit from a variety of correctional services and activities, such as classification, security, housing, and mental health services; providing unequal, ineffective, and different or separate opportunities; unlawful segregating and warehousing; failing to make individualized assessments; and failing to reasonably modify policies, practices, and procedures (5/31/13)

Prakel, et al. v. The State of Indiana, et al.Statement of Interest | PDF in support of Plaintiffs’ Motion for Partial Summary Judgment.  The United States argues that judges of Indiana’s Dearborn Circuit Court and Dearborn Superior Court No. 1 violated Title II of the ADA and Section 504 by failing to provide qualified interpreters to a spectator of criminal proceedings, were deliberately indifferent to the spectator’s federally protected rights entitling the spectator to compensatory damages, and engaged in association discrimination against the criminal defendant, the spectator’s mother.  (1/8/14)

R.K., by next friends, J.K. and R.K. v. Board of Education of Scott County, Kentucky Statement of Interest of the United States of America | PDF This Statement of Interest was filed to clarify the proper framework for evaluating the title II ADA claim at issue in this case, where the plaintiffs have alleged an ADA violation based on the forcible transfer of a child with diabetes to an out-of-zone school because his zoned school lacked a full-time nurse.  The Statement of Interest also clarifies that the U.S. Constitution’s Supremacy Clause requires that state law give way where it is in conflict with a federal law such as the ADA and opposes the renewed argument that the plaintiff’s ADA claim is foreclosed for failure to exhaust administrative remedies under IDEA, a federal statute with no nexus to the case. (1/22/14)

R.K., Next Friend R.K., Next Friend J.K. v. Board of Education of Scott County, KY; Patricia Putty, Individually and in her Official Capacity United States Amicus Brief in Support of Appellant | PDF argues that the district court failed to apply the correct legal standards in analyzing whether defendant complied with the Rehabilitation Act's FAPE and general non-discrimination requirements, and that under the Supremacy Clause a school district may not avoid its obligations under federal law even if compliance might violate state law (6/7/11)

Sacramento (California) Public Library Authority Settlement Agreement -- re: the use of inaccessible electronic book reader ("e-reader") devices in a patron lending program (8/29/12)

Sacred Heart Rehabilitation Center, Inc. v. Richmond Township, et al. United States' Memorandum as Amicus Curiae in Opposition to Defendant's Motion to Dismiss | PDF -- re: title II of the ADA, zoning (special land use permit), ripeness (exhaustion of state administrative remedies), and abstention by Federal District Courts. (1/11/12)

State of Alabama Letter of Findings -- re: violations of Title II of the ADA in discriminating against and interfering with the rights of students with diabetes who use insulin and Glucagon (12/11/13) 

State of Colorado Peace Officers Standards and Training Board Settlement Agreement -- re: administration of licensing or certification services and provision of reasonable accommodation to qualified candidates for written examinations (3/19/08)

State of Louisiana Attorney Licensure System Letter of Finding | PDF – re: violations of Title II of the ADA in discriminating against bar applicants with mental health disabilities by making unnecessary inquiries and imposing additional, unnecessary requirements and burdens (2/5/14)

Taxi Operated by Altagracia Roumou Settlement Agreement - re:  failure to provide taxi services to a person with vision impairments accompanied by a service animal (5/15/14)

The [REDACTED] Unified School District -- re: violation of the non-retaliation prohibition under the ADA, Title VI, and the EEOA (9/11/13)

Town of Wolfeboro, NH, Settlement Agreement -- re: removal of physical barriers to provide full access to the town’s facilities by persons with mobility impairments and modification of policies, practices, and procedures to ensure the town’s programs, services, and activities are readily accessible and usable by individuals with disabilities (10/26/10)

Town of Gretna, VA, Settlement Agreement -- re: denial of zoning permit to a person seeking to serve individuals with disabilities in a private home (6/28/10)

Town of Lewisboro, NY, Settlement Agreement -- re: accessibility to services, programs, and activities by persons with disabilities (12/22/09)

Town of Rocky Hill, CT, Settlement Agreement -- re: reasonable modification of policies, practices, and procedures to enable a child with diabetes to participate in summer camp (5/1/12)

Tulsa County Public Facilities Authority ("Expo Square") Settlement Agreement -- re: provision of accessible parking, availability of shuttle and transportation services and other physical changes to ensure that programs, services and activities at the Tulsa County Fairgrounds are readily accessible to and usable by persons with disabilities (5/12/11)

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Medical School and School of Osteopathic Medicine Settlement Agreement - re: discriminatory exclusion of two applicants because they have Hepatitis B (3/8/13)

University of Michigan Consent Decree-- re: accessible seating in the university’s football stadium, modifications to ticketing policies, accessible parking, toilet rooms, accessible routes to and throughout the stadium, and other facilities and services at the stadium  (3/10/08)

Washington Metropolitan Airports Authority Settlement Agreement -- re: new construction, alterations, and program accessibility at Ronald Reagan National Airport's accessible parking facilities (10/31/07)

XL Center - re: barrier removal and modification of ticketing policies at an arena (6/28/13)

TITLE III

HIV/AIDS -- HIV/AIDS Litigation
Barrier-Free Health Care Initiative -- Access to Medical Care Litigation

800 North Charles Street Limited Partnership, LLLP and Palamino Corporation (Donna's restaurant, Baltimore, MD) Settlement Agreement -- re: removal of architectural barriers, including installation of an inclined platform lift, in a restaurant (9/17/09)

Advanced Eye Care Associates Consent Decree – re: provision of auxiliary aids and services to insure effective communication for patients at the eye care center (6/14/06)

Alexandria Country Day School Settlement Agreement – re: refusal to modify policies for effective diabetes care management in private school (6/1/11)

Alltour of America, Inc. Settlement Agreement– re: company must comply with all requirements of accessible service and operations, provide training to all employees and contractors about the requirements of the ADA, and file required annual reports (9/18/12)

AM2PM Childcare Learning Center Settlement Agreement– re: making reasonable modifications to ensure that children with disabilities, including Down syndrome, have full and equal opportunity to participate in and benefit from the center's programs (5/21/12)

AMC Entertainment, Inc, et al. Consent Order – re: consent decree (subject to court approval) to improve wheelchair and companion seating at AMC’s existing and acquired stadium-style theaters nationwide, establish design requirements for future construction theaters, and require payment of civil penalties and compensatory damages (11/23/10)

American Asia Express, Inc. Letter of Resolution – re: requirement that an over-the-road bus company file required annual reports with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (11/10/11)

Aqua Turf Club Settlement Agreement – re: architectural barriers in a banquet facility, primarily in the toilet rooms (5/22/12)

Arizona v. Harkins Amusement Enterprises, Inc. Appellate Brief for the United States as Amicus Curiae supporting appellants and urging reversal – re: closed captions and video description as auxiliary aids in movie theaters (2/6/09)

Arizona Interscholastic Association, Inc. Settlement Agreement – re: providing appropriate auxiliary aids and services, including sign language interpreters, to persons who are deaf or hard of hearing who participate in interscholastic extracurricular activities (3/30/12)

Atlanta's John Marshall Law School Settlement Agreement – re: agreement to cease using the Law School Admission Council electronic application process for the Fall 2012 application cycle unless it is accessible to and usable by applicants who are blind (4/26/11)

Ault v. Walt Disney World Co. Objections of Amicus Curiae United States to Proposed Disney Class Action Settlement Agreement | PDF (3/12/09)

Autobuses Ejecutivos, L.L.C. DBA Omnibus Express, Houston, TX, Consent Agreement | Press Release  – re: failure to lease accessible vehicles and meet requirements that 50 percent of a private carrier's fleet be accessible (3/9/11)

Autobuses Zacatecanos, Inc. Letter of Resolution– re: requirement that an over-the-road bus company file required annual reports with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (11/22/11)

Barter Foundation, Abingdon, VA, Settlement Agreement-- re: new construction, alterations, and removal of architectural barriers to provide access to historic theater facilities and surrounding grounds (10/22/08)

Beach Babies Learning Center, LLC Settlement Agreement – re: making reasonable modifications to ensure that children with disabilities, including autism, have full and equal opportunity to participate in and benefit from the center's programs (6/28/11)

Becker Paramount Fee LLC Settlement Agreement -- re: removal of architectural and communication barriers to provide access to guest rooms and common elements (11/27/06)

Beginning Montessori Academy Settlement Agreement– re: preschool required to provide children with disabilities, including autism, an equal opportunity to participate in all programs, services, or activities (5/17/11)

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Settlement Agreement– re: compliance with new construction and alterations requirements and removal of architectural barriers to provide access to medical center facilities (10/22/09)

Bethesda Memorial Hospital Settlement Agreement– re: effective communication in a hospital setting (5/5/06)

Big Bear Marina -- re: refusal to rent a jet ski to a deaf family because of their deafness (5/29/13)

Bio-Medics, Orange, CA, Settlement Agreement-- re: modification of policies, practices, and procedures to permit individuals with disabilities to donate plasma (4/8/09)

Bistro Savannah Restaurant (Bistro) and Garibaldi's Restaurant Settlement Agreement– re: making goods and services at a restaurant available to people with mobility disabilities (2/8/08)

Blockbuster Inc. Settlement Agreement – re: equal access for persons with disabilities, including persons who use service animals (7/19/10)

Blue Smoke LLC - re: settlement agreement requiring removal of architectural barriers in New York City restaurant (4/10/14)

Budget Saver Corporation D/B/A Budget Saver Motel Settlement Agreement – re: reasonable modification of policies, practices and procedures to permit full and equal access to hotel facilities by disabled guests who use service animals and not subjecting guests with service animals to the hotel's "pet policy" (1/27/12)

Bumble Bee Palace Infant and Toddler Care Center Settlement Agreement – re: modification of policies, practices, or procedures at a day-care center (9/22/06)

California Aquatics Settlement Agreement – re: denial of membership to a high school student to participate in aquatic field trips based on her identification as a Type I diabetic (1/14/14)

Calvary Baptist Church and Hotel Salisbury Incorporated Settlement Agreement – re: removal of architectural and communication barriers to provide access to guest rooms and common elements (10/11/06)

Camelot Child Development Center -- re: a child care program excluding a child with Down syndrome from field trips, and threatening to expel her from the program, because of her developmental delays (11/27/13)

Campus Inn and Bell Tower Hotels -- re: removal of architectural and communication barriers, alterations, and modifications to policies, practices and procedures to provide access to guest rooms and common elements (6/3/14)

Cardinal Coach Line Letter of Resolution– re: requirement that an over-the-road bus company file required annual reports with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (11/10/11)

Carmine's Broadway Feast Consent Decree -- re: consent decree requiring removal of architectural barriers in multiple New York City locations of a restaurant chain (11/8/13)

Carmine's Broadway Feast Complaint (10/30/13)

Case Western Reserve University Letter of Resolution– re: accessibility of electronic book readers to individuals with vision disabilities (1/13/10)

Castles N' Coasters Inc. Settlement Agreement  re: alterations and removal of architectural barriers in an amusement park and prohibition of waivers and releases that may single out individuals on the basis of disability (3/16/10)

CDL West 45th Street, LLC (Renaissance New York Hotel) Settlement Agreement -- re: removal of architectural and communication barriers to provide access to guest rooms and common elements (4/8/11)

Central DuPage Hospital, Winfield, IL, Settlement Agreement– re: provision of appropriate auxiliary aids and services, including interpreters, for deaf and hard of hearing patients and companions where necessary to ensure effective communication at a hospital (10/6/08)

Chatham University Settlement Agreement – re: removing physical barriers to access, requirements for alterations, and modifying policies and practices to continue to ensure that classes, programs, and services are accessible (12/9/08)

City Cab Settlement Agreement – re: transportation of customers and their service animals  (3/27/06)

City of Kerrville, TX, and Playhouse 2000 (Cailloux Theater) Settlement Agreement -- re: provision of companion fixed seats for the wheelchair seating locations; wheelchair seating locations that provide a choice of admission prices; a reservations policy; correction of other violations of the ADA Standards; and payment of compensatory damages (10/26/10)

Claudio's Trips, Inc. Settlement Agreement -- re: accessible service and operations of an over-the-road bus company to ensure that persons with disabilities have available to them accessible transportation and services from trained employees and contractors (12/6/11)

Clifford B. Hearn, Jr. and Clifford B. Hearn, Jr., P.A. Settlement Agreement -- re: provision of sign language interpreters and other effective communication at an attorney's office (5/29/08)

Cohen and Jaffe, LLC Settlement Agreement -- re: provision of appropriate auxiliary aids and services, including qualified interpreters, by a law office (6/30/06)

College Square Mall, Cedar Falls, IA, Settlement Agreement– re: removal of architectural barriers at a shopping mall (6/29/07)

Colorado College Settlement Agreement -- re: Colorado College to improve access for persons with disabilities (8/3/06)

Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition v. Abercrombie & Fitch

Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition v. Abercrombie & Fitch Statement of Interest of the United States | PDF – supporting plaintiff's allegation that two Hollister stores located in the Denver area are in violation of title III of the ADA because the main entrances to the stores are not accessible even though it would be feasible to make them accessible. (6/24/11)

Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition v. Abercrombie & Fitch Statement of Interest of the United States | PDF – supporting plaintiffs' motion for summary judgment against Hollister stores nationwide that have entrances on raised porches.  The statement of interest argues that the raised porches violate title III because they violate the provisions of both the 1991 Standards and the 2010 Standards regarding public entrances and accessible routes.  It explains that the Department’s guidance to the 2010 Standards is entitled to deference and that the raised porches function as both entrance and part of the store and therefore must be accessible and must be located on an accessible route.  (6/26/12)

Commonwealth Health & Rehab Center -- re: provision of auxiliary aids and services, including sign language interpreters, to persons who are deaf to ensure effective communication at a skilled nursing facility (2/ 28/2014)

Concord Hospital Settlement Agreement -- re: provision of appropriate auxiliary aids and services, including interpreters, for deaf and hard of hearing patients and companions where necessary to ensure effective communication at a hospital (9/18/08)

Conway Lodging, Inc. (Comfort Suites, Conway, AR ) -- re: reasonable modification of policies, practices and procedures to permit use of serviceanimals in a hotel (1/17/14)

Cotton's Restaurant -- re: consent decree requiring removal of architectural barriers in a restaurant (9/17/13)

Crowne Plaza Times Hotel Settlement Agreement -- re: removal of architectural and communication barriers to provide access to guest rooms and common elements (3/31/10)

Days Inn and Conference Center (Tulsa, OK) -- re: reasonable modification of policies, practices and procedures to permit full and equal access to hotel facilities by disabled guests who use service animals and not subjecting guests with service animals to the hotel's "pet policy"

Civil Complaint (3/27/14)

Deanna Jones v. National Conference of Bar Examiners – 5:11-cv-174 (D. Vt. 2011) Statement of Interest of the United States in Support of Plaintiff's Motion for Preliminary Injunction | PDF – re: obligation of testing entities to provide appropriate auxiliary aids and services for examinations subject to Section 309 of the ADA to best ensure that the examination results accurately reflect an individual with a disability's knowledge and skills rather than the individual's disability (7/20/11)

DeCamp Bus Lines Settlement Agreement -- re: requirement that an over-the-road bus company no longer require passengers with disabilities to provide advance notice to secure an accessible bus (5/29/13)

Dehouwer v. Marin Magnetic Imaging Settlement Agreement -- re: access to MRI equipment (7/21/06)

DeNunzio's Restaurant, Jeannette, PA, Consent Decree -- re: removal of architectural barriers (8/23/06)

Doctor's Associates, Inc (Subway Restaurants) Settlement Agreement-- re: removal of architectural barriers in a nationwide franchise (7/31/07)

Dr. Bruce Berenson, M.D., P.A. Settlement Agreement -- re: modification of policies, practices and procedures to permit the use of a service animal by an individual with a disability at a doctor's office (8/7/12)

Dragon City I, Inc. Settlement Agreement -- re: modification of policies, practices, and procedures to permit the use of a service animal by an individual with a disability in a restaurant (7/3/12)

Dream Team Hotel Associates LLC and Westin Management Company East (Westin New York Times Square) Settlement Agreement -- re: removal of architectural and communication barriers to provide access to guest rooms and common elements (4/14/11)

Dynamic Tours & Transportation, Inc. Settlement Agreement -- re: company must comply with all requirements of accessible service and operations, provide training to all employees and contractors about the requirements of the ADA, and file required annual reports (10/11/12)

El Lagunero Bus Co. LLC Settlement Agreement -- re: accessible service and operations of an over-the-road bus company to ensure that persons with disabilities have available to them accessible transportation and services from trained employees and contractors (12/6/11)

Emstar Realty LLC and Emstar Operating LLC, New York, NY (W New York Hotel - The Court) Settlement Agreement -- re: removal of architectural and communication barriers and modifications to policies, practices and procedures to provide access to guest rooms and common elements (3/18/09)

Euro American Lodging, LLC and Macson USA, LLC Settlement Agreement - re: new construction violations at hotel and casino resort (10/27/06)

Experimental Aircraft Association, Inc. - re: modification of policies, practices, and procedures to allow the use of Segways and other power-driven mobility devices at outdoor air shows (11/12/13)

Fremantle Productions, Inc., and CBS Broadcasting Inc. regarding The Price Is Right Settlement Agreement – re: contestant eligibility criteria and selection, modifications to policies and practices, auxiliary aids and services, complaint process, outreach campaign, readily achievable barrier removal to television studio, website accessibility, compensatory damages, and civil penalty (9/20/11)

Frisbie Memorial Hospital, Rochester, NH, Settlement Agreement -- re: modification of policies, practices, and procedures to provide appropriate auxiliary aids and services to persons who are deaf or hard of hearing, ensuring effective communication and equal benefit from the goods, services, facilities, privileges, advantages, or accommodations afforded to other individuals (10/18/10)

Gold Strike Casino Resort, Tunica Resorts, MS, Settlement Agreement – re: new construction violations at a hotel and casino resort, including an entertainment venue, restaurants, and shops (5/2/07)

Golden Cab Corporation Settlement Agreement -- re: transportation of customers and their service animals (2/21/08)

GPH Management and RFR Hotel Group regarding the Gramercy Park Hotel Consent Decree– re: removal of architectural and communication barriers to provide access to guest rooms and common elements (9/14/11)

Grand Circle LLC, doing business as Grand Circle Travel Settlement Agreement -- re: policy modification to ensure full and equal enjoyment of travel and tour services -- no fees charged for stowing wheelchairs and other mobility devices to customers who transfer to seats during travel within the United States (9/13/12)

Granite Park LLC and Crossroads Hospitality Company LLC (Courtyard by Marriott Times Square) Settlement Agreement -- re: removal of architectural and communication barriers to provide access to guest rooms and common elements (10/12/07)

Great Vistas, LLC (Bluebeard's Castle Resort, St. Thomas, VI) Settlement Agreement -- re: removal of architectural barriers in hotel property and restaurants built before and after the ADA went into effect (2/1/12)

Gwinnett College -- re: forcing student with HIV to withdraw from a college medical assistant program (4/24/14)

Hampton Inn, Charleston, SC, Settlement Agreement -- re: removal of architectural barriers to provide access to guest rooms and common elements (1/25/07)

HCA Health Services of New Hampshire (Portsmouth Regional Hospital) Consent Decree – re: provision of appropriate auxiliary aids and services, including qualified sign language interpreters, for deaf and hard of hearing patients and companions where necessary to ensure effective communication at a hospital (11/23/10)

HealthEast, St. Paul, MN, Settlement Agreement -- re: providing effective communication and sign language interpreters in a health care setting (5/22/08)

Hebaragi & Lemi, Inc. Letter of Resolution - re: requirement that an over-the-road bus company file required annual reports with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (11/10/11)

Hilton Hotels Corporation (Hilton New York and Towers) Settlement Agreement -- re: removal of architectural and communication barriers to provide access to guest rooms and common elements (10/12/07)

Hilton Worldwide, Inc. Consent Decree -- re: consent decree to enhance accessibility of hotels built after 1993, provide equal opportunity to reserve accessible guest rooms, improve information available about accessible guest rooms, and require dispersion of accessible guest rooms (11/9/10)

Historic Hilton Village Parlor Restaurant Settlement Agreement -- re: admitting individuals who use service animals into a restaurant (6/1/06)

Holy Spirit Tours, Inc. Settlement Agreement -- re: accessible service and operations of an over-the-road fixed route bus company to ensure that persons with disabilities have available to them accessible transportation and services from trained employees and contractors (11/17/011)

Hospital for Special Care, New Britain, Connecticut Settlement Agreement -- re: reasonable modification of policies, practices, and procedures to enable a child with diabetes to participate in summer camp (5/27/12)

HRB Businesses of FL, Inc. Settlement Agreement -- re: providing effective communication, including sign language interpreters, for deaf or hard of hearing customers at a tax preparation business (3/18/10)

HRB Tax Group, Inc. (“H&R Block”) Settlement Agreement -- re: providing effective communication, including sign language interpreters for deaf or hard of hearing customers, for tax preparation services, programs, and courses at H&R Block offices nationwide (1/31/11)

Hudson Sheraton Corporation, LLC (Sheraton Manhattan Hotel) Settlement Agreement -- re: removal of architectural and communication barriers to provide access to guest rooms and common elements (11/19/08)

Inova Health Care Services, Falls Church, VA, Consent Decree -- re: provision of auxiliary aids and services, including interpreters for deaf patients and companions at the Hospital (4/9/07)

IntelliTec Colleges Settlement Agreement -- re: removing physical barriers and requirements for new construction and alterations in leased facilities, and modifying policies and practices to ensure that classes, programs, and services are accessible (12/15/09)

Jet Set Line, Inc. Settlement Agreement -- re: company must comply with all requirements of accessible service and operations, provide training to all employees and contractors about the requirements of the ADA, and file required annual reports (9/13/12)

Jo-Ann Stores, Inc. Settlement Agreement -- re: improving access at existing, altered, and newly constructed Jo-Ann stores (7/18/06)

Johnson Enterprises, LLC, d/b/a McDonald's Settlement Agreement -- re: admitting service animals in a restaurant (2/10/06)

Joseph David Camacho, Esquire, Albuquerque, NM, Settlement Agreement – re: lack of effective communication in a law office (8/9/07)

Kansas City Downtown Hotel Group, LLC Settlement Agreement – re: new construction, alterations, removal of architectural barriers, and accessibility to adjacent facilities (7/20/07)

Kaufman Realty Corporation Consent Decree -- re: leasing space to a non-profit organization that provides services to individuals with disabilities (3/15/06)

Larkin, Axelrod, Ingrassia & Tetenbaum, LLP Consent Decree -- re: modification of policies, practices, and procedures to permit the use of a service animal by an individual with a disability during meetings at a law firm (6/28/12)

Laurel Regional Hospital Consent Decree -- re: ensuring effective communication, including interpreters on-site/via videophone at a hospital (7/18/06)

LBA Express, Inc. Settlement Agreement-- re: accessible service and operations of an over-the-road bus company to ensure that persons with disabilities have available to them accessible transportation and services from trained employees and contractors (12/8/11)

LeHouillier & Associates, P.C. Consent Decree -- re: ensuring equal access to a law office for individuals with disabilities who are accompanied by sevice animals and providing for payment of compensatory damages and a civil penalty (3/29/10)

LeHouillier & Associates, P.C. Complaint (11/4/09)

Lesley University Settlement Agreement -- re: reasonable modification policies, practices, and procedures to ensure full and equal enjoyment of meal plan and food services for students with celiac disease and other food allergies (12/20/12)

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts (Alice Tully Hall) -- re: removal of architectural barriers to provide access to a performing arts facility, including accessible routes to wheelchair seating locations, toilet rooms, and elevators (3/11/14)

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts (Avery Fisher Hall) Consent Decree-- re: removal of architectural barriers to provide access to a performing arts facility, including wheelchair seating locations, toilet rooms, and food/drink service and retail areas (6/28/12)

Log Cabin Restaurant Settlement Agreement -- re: reasonable modification of policies, procedures and practices to permit use of service animals in a restaurant (1/11/07)

Louisiana Tech University Settlement Agreement – re: the use of internet-based learning product for university course work allegedly inaccessible to student who is blind (7/23/13)

LSAC: Department of Fair Employment & Housing v. Law School Admission Council, Inc. (LSAC)  

Fair Employment & Housing v. LSAC Consent Decree | Press Release -- re: denial of testing accommodations and flagging test scores obtained with certain testing accommodations in violation of the ADA (5/20/14)

Fair Employment & Housing v. LSAC Complaint | PDF | Press Release-- re: denial of testing accommodations and flagging test scores obtained with certain testing accommodations in violation of the ADA (10/19/12)

Fair Employment & Housing v. LSAC Motion to Intervene | PDF | Press Release re: intervention regarding denial of testing accommodations and flagging test scores obtained with certain testing accommodations in violation of the ADA (9/6/12)

Fair Employment & Housing v. LSAC Statement of Interest of the United States of America | PDF in Support of Plaintiff's Opposition to Defendant's Motion to Dismiss - explaining that the Department's regulation on examinations and courses is entitled to deference and that LSAC's policy of flagging test scores of individuals who receive disability-related testing accommodations violates the ADA (6/27/12)

LSAC: Law School Admission Council, Inc. Settlement Agreement – re: testing accommodations on the Law School Admissions Test (LSAT) for an individual with ADD, Learning Disability, and a physical disability (9/27/11)

LSAC: National Federation of the Blind, et. al. v. Law School Admission Council Settlement Agreement-- re: inaccessibility of the Law School Admission Council's website to blind individuals using screen reader technology (4/27/11)

Madison Square Garden, L.P., Rainbow Media Holdings, L.L.C., and Cablevision Systems Corp. Consent Decree -- re: removal of architectural barriers in a sports and entertainment venue (11/1/07)

Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, NV, Settlement Agreement -- re: new construction violations at a hotel and casino resort, including an entertainment venue, restaurants, and shops (5/2/07)

Marco Polo Restaurant and Tavern Settlement Agreement -- re: removing physical barriers in a restaurant (4/15/08)

Marriott Marquis, New York, NY, Settlement Agreement -- re: removal of architectural and communication barriers to provide access to guest rooms and common elements (7/10/08)

Mayfair Hotel – re: removal of architectural and communication barriers to provide access to guest rooms and common elements (5/15/13)

McLeod Regional Medical Center, Florence, SC, Settlement Agreement -- re: effective communication in a hospital, including the provision of interpreters (7/10/06)

Meadowcrest Hospital Settlement Agreement -- re: effective communication in a hospital including provision of auxiliary aids and services (10/21/06)

Medbrook Medical Associates, Inc. Settlement Agreement -- re: providing effective communication for people who are deaf or hard of hearing  (12/8/08)

Medical Specialists of the Palm Beaches Settlement Agreement -- re: accessible medical equipment to ensure that persons who use wheelchairs are provided equal access to medical care; adopting a non-discrimination policy and training all employees about the requirements of title III of the ADA as they apply to health care facilities (9/28/12)

Megabus USA LLC and Megabus Northeast LLC ("Megabus") Settlement Agreement -- re: use of accessible vehicles in intercity bus service and providing online reservation services that allow passengers with disabilities to access schedule information and make reservations in the same manner and using the reservation system as other passengers (5/16/11)

Methodist LeBonheur Healthcare Settlement Agreement -- re: provision of appropriate auxiliary aids and services, including interpreters, for deaf and hard of hearing patients and companions where necessary to ensure effective communication at a hospital (9/24/07)

Metropolitan Opera, New York, NY, Consent Decree --  re:  alterations requirements, removal of architectural barriers, and ticketing policy to provide access to the Metropolitan Opera House (4/8/11)

Microtel Inns & Suites Settlement Agreement -- re: modification of policies, practices and procedures to permit the use of a service animal by an individual with a disability at Microtel Inns & Suites in Nashville, Tennessee (8/29/12)

Milford Plaza Settlement Agreement -- re: removal of architectural and communication barriers to provide access to guest rooms and common elements (9/27/13)

Mills College Settlement Agreement -- re: new construction, alterations, and barrier removal under title III at Mills College in Oakland, California (1/13/13)

Modern Dental Professional, Indiana, P.C., d/b/a Monarch Dental Associates Settlement Agreement -- re: providing qualified sign language interpreters at dental offices (4/17/06)

Motel 6 Operating L.P. Settlement Agreement – re: new construction, alterations and removal of architectural barriers (9/6/11)

Motel 6 Operating L.P. Second Extension -- re: new construction, alterations, removal of architectural barriers, and reservation system in lodging facilities (8/2/07)

Mount Vernon Ladies´ Association of the Union Settlement Agreement -- re: improving access to a historic estate and to its exhibitions and programs for individuals with disabilities (7/21/10)

Mountain Valley Midget Football League Settlement Agreement -- re: reasonable modification of policy in order to permit a child, who has ocular albinism and is very sensitive to sunlight, to wear a tinted visor on his football helmet, which would block out the sunlight and permit him to play (3/19/12)

Mrs. K's Toll House Restaurant Settlement Agreement -- re: removal of architectural barriers to provide access to the restaurant, including wheelchair dining areas, toilet rooms, parking, pathways, and entrances (10/21/12)

Muse Hotel, New York, NY, Settlement Agreement -- re: removal of architectural and communication barriers to provide access to guest rooms and common elements (7/17/08)

National Amusements, Inc. Consent Decree -- re: consent order to provide lines of sight for persons who use wheelchairs that are comparable to those offered other patrons in stadium-style movie theaters (2/16/06)

National Association of the Deaf, et al. v. Netflix

Statement of Interest in Opposition to Defendant Netflix's Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings | PDF -- concerning closed captioning of Netflix's "Watch Instantly" Internet streamed content under title III of the ADA. (5/15/12)

Statement of Interest of the United States | PDF -- opposing defendant's motion to dismiss and arguing that plaintiffs' lawsuit, which alleges that Netflix violated title III of the ADA by failing to provide closed captioning on the video programs offered through its streaming service, should not be dismissed because (1) the Federal Communication Commission does not have primary jurisdiction over such claims, and (2) plaintiffs have standing to sue under the ADA. (10/3/11)

National Board of Medical Examiners Settlement Agreement -- re: providing reasonable testing accommodations for professional licensing examinations required by the ADA for persons with disabilities  (2/22/11)

National Federation of the Blind et al and the United States of America v. HRB Digital LLC and HRB Tax Group, Inc. Consent Decree -- re: compliance with Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 AA for tax company's website and mobile applications (3/6/14)

National Federation of the Blind v. HRB Digital LLC and HRB Tax Group, Inc.

National Federation of the Blind v. HRB Digital LLC and HRB Tax Group, Inc. Motion to Intervene | Memorandum in Support of Motion of the United States to Intervene | National Federation of the Blind et al and the United States of America v. HRB Digital LLC and HRB Tax Group, Inc. Consent Decree -- re: intervention regarding discrimination against individuals with disabilities in the full and equal enjoyment of the goods and services of HRB Digital LLC and HRB Tax Group, Inc. provided through www.hrblock.com (11/25/13)

Complaint (12/11/13)

NCL (Bahamas) Ltd. and NCL America, LLC Consent Decree -- re: auxiliary aids and services for guests who are deaf or hard of hearing on cruises and accessible bus transportation for travel between the airport, cruise ship, and hotel, and on shore excursions Consent Decree HTML (11/18/10)

Nederlander Organization Consent Decree -- re: comprehensive barrier removal in nine theaters in New York City (1/28/14)

Complaint (1/17/14)

New Century Travel, Inc. Consent Decree -- re: provision of accessible transportation on wheelchair equipped over-the-road buses, including the opportunity to book and receive timely confirmation of reservations  (7/7/08)

Newseum, Inc. -- re: improving access for individuals with disabilities to a museum’s building and its exhibitions, programs, and website (12/6/13)

Nick's Travel & Tours Letter of Resolution -- re: requirement that an over-the-road bus company file required annual reports with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (11/10/11)

Nobel Learning Communities, Inc. Settlement Agreement -- re: ensuring nondiscrimination against children with autism and other disabilities by a large national network of private preschools, elementary schools, and secondary schools (1/14/11)

Nobu Associates, L.P. -- re: removal of architectural barriers and modification of policies, practices, and procedures in a restaurant (9/11/13) 

Northland Germantown Falls LLC Settlement Agreement -- re: removal of architectural barriers to provide access to the leasing office of an apartment complex (6/6/10)

NPC International, Inc. Settlement Agreement -- re: improving access at existing, altered and newly constructed Pizza Hut restaurants (3/27/06)

Ocean Palms Beach Resort Settlement Agreement -- re: removal of architectural barriers to ensure an equal opportunity to enjoy accommodations (7/7/09)

Ozark Entertainment, Inc (Mickey Gilley's Theatre and Mickey's Texas Café), Branson, MO, Settlement Agreement -- re: new construction and alterations at a live performance theatre, and barrier removal at a restaurant (8/30/07)

Pace University Letter of Resolution -- re: accessibility of electronic book readers to individuals with vision disabilities (1/13/10)

Pacific Gateway, LTD., and Marriott International, Inc. Settlement Agreement – re: failure to provide accessible hotel rooms with two double beds, failure to make reasonable modifications of policies to accommodate person with a disability, and removal of architectural barriers to provide access to guest rooms and common elements (7/6/11)

Paradise Realty Corporation and Da Vinci Hotel Corporation Settlement Agreement -- re: removal of architectural and communication barriers to provide access to guest rooms and common elements (11/14/06)

Parco, Ltd. (Wendy’s restaurants, Cedar Rapids, IA) Settlement Agreement -- re: removal of architectural barriers in restaurants built before and after the ADA went into effect (8/20/09)

Park Central Hotel, New York, NY, Settlement Agreement -- re: removal of architectural and communication barriers to provide access to guest rooms and common elements (10/17/08)

Phoenician Golf and Resort Settlement Agreement -- re: architectural barriers at a luxury resort, including with regard to its guest rooms, lobby ramps, table seating, restrooms, shops, conference rooms, golf club amenities, tennis club, and parking (11/21/13)

Phoenix International Raceway – re: accessibility of grandstand seating, toilet rooms, accessible route and parking at an arena (6/10/13)

Pine Hills Kiddie Garden ("Pine Hills"), Fort Wayne IN, Settlement Agreement -- re: provision of equal opportunity for children with diabetes to participate in programs, services, or activities of a child care center (10/19/09)

Pony Baseball, Inc. Settlement Agreement -- re: reasonable modifications and auxiliary aids for participants in youth sports league (8/17/06)

Princeton University Letter of Resolution -- re: accessibility of electronic book readers to individuals with vision disabilities (3/29/10)

Push My Swing, Inc., Camden, SC, Settlement Agreement -- re: admission of a child with a mobility disability to a day care center (9/14/08)

QuikTrip Corporation Consent Decree -- re: ensuring accessibility of hundreds of gas stations, convenience stores, truck stops, and travel centers; fueling and other types of assistance; independent licensed architect certification; website accessibility; compensatory damages fund for aggrieved individuals (7/15/10)

QuikTrip Corporation Complaint (7/15/10)

Rainbow River Child Development Center Settlement Agreement -- re: diabetes care management in a child care center (8/3/10)

Ralph's Coach, Inc. Settlement Agreement -- re: accessible service and operations of an over-the-road bus company to ensure that persons with disabilities have available to them accessible transportation and services from trained employees and contractors (12/30/11)

Raynor Country Day School Settlement Agreement-- re: denied admission to a summer camp for two individuals as a result of their diabetes (7/1/08)

Redhika Corp. (Country Inn and Suites, Fort Wayne, IN) Settlement Agreement-- re: reasonable modification of policies, procedures and practices to permit use of service animals in a hotel (4/2/07)

Reed College Letter of Resolution -- re: accessibility of electronic book readers to individuals with vision disabilities (1/13/10)

RHM-88, LLC and M&C Hotel Interests, Inc. (Millennium Hotel New York, United Nations) Settlement Agreement -- re: removal of architectural and communication barriers to provide access to guest rooms and common elements (6/8/12)

Rite Aid of Michigan, Inc. Settlement Agreement -- re: pharmacist’s denial of flu shot to customer because of his HIV status. (2/4/14)

Robin Singh Educational Services,Inc., d/b/a Testmasters Consent Decree -- re: consent order to ensure effective communication, including with interpreters, for students of prep course for LSAT and other exams (6/21/06)

Roger Williams Medical Center Settlement Agreement -- re: furnishing appropriate auxiliary aids and services including interpreters for deaf patients, family members, and companions at a hospital (5/24/07)

Rosa Mexicana Consent Decree- re: consent decree requiring removal of architectural barriers in multiple New York City locations of a restaurant chain (2/12/13)

Rosita's Luxury Tours, Inc. Letter of Resolution -- re: requirement that an over-the-road bus company file required annual reports with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (11/10/11)

Royal American Tours Letter of Resolution -- re: requirement that an over-the-road bus company file required annual reports with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (11/10/11)

Second Settlement Agreement Between the United States and Youth Services International, Inc. -- re: auxiliary aids and services to ensure effective communication in juvenile justice facilities (7/11/06)

Shanghai Cottage at Fairhope, Inc. Settlement Agreement -- re: modification of policies, practices, and procedures to permit the use of a service animal by an individual with a disability in a restaurant (3/7/12)

Sherwood 48 Assoc. and Renaissance Hotel Mgmt. Co., LLC (Millennium Broadway Hotel) Settlement Agreement -- re: removal of architectural and communication barriers to provide access to guest rooms and common elements (4/8/11)

Shoney's LLC Settlement Agreement-- re: admitting individuals who use service animals into a restaurant  (12/12/06)

Shopsmith, Dayton, OH, Settlement Agreement -- re: ensure effective communication with customers who are deaf or hard of hearing including provision of appropriate auxiliary aids and services, including qualified interpreters, for live presentations (12/1/08)

South Florida Baptist Hospital Settlement Agreement -- re: furnishing appropriate auxiliary aids and services where necessary to ensure effective communication at a hospital (5/5/06)

Southern New Hampshire Medical Center Settlement Agreement -- re: provision of appropriate auxiliary aids and services, including qualified sign language interpreters, for deaf and hard of hearing patients and companions where necessary to ensure effective communication at a hospital (7/15/10)

Spirit Tours, Inc. Letter of Resolution -- re: requirement that an over-the-road bus company file required annual reports with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (11/10/11)

St. Joseph Hospital of Nashua, NH, and SJ Physician Services, Inc. Settlement Agreement -- re: agreement requires hospital and related off site medical practices to ensure effective communication, including through the provision of qualified sign language interpreters, with deaf and hard of hearing persons (9/10/10)

St. Mary’s Duluth Clinic Health System Settlement Agreement -- re: furnishing appropriate auxiliary aids and services including interpreters for deaf patients and companions at a hospital (7/3/08)

Starline Tours of Hollywood, Inc. Consent Decree-- re: accessible service and operations of a tour bus company to ensure that persons with disabilities have available to them accessible transportation and services from trained employees (7/26/12)

Starline Tours of Hollywood, Inc. Complaint (7/16/12)

Sunstone 42nd Street, LLC Settlement Agreement -- re: removal of architectural and communication barriers to provide access to guest rooms and common elements (12/14/06)

Swarthmore College Settlement Agreement -- re: removing physical barriers to access, requirements for alterations, and modifying policies and practices to continue to ensure that classes, programs, and services are accessible (11/19/07)

Sylvan Learning Centers, L.L.C. Settlement Agreement -- re: provision of appropriate auxiliary aids and services, including sign language interpreters, where necessary to ensure effective communication (9/27/07)

Taxi Operated by Altagracia Roumou Settlement Agreement - re:  failure to provide taxi services to a person with vision impairments accompanied by a service animal (5/15/14)

The American Hospitality Inn, Portland, OR, Settlement Agreement -- re: agreement requires the Inn to modify its policies and practices to require its employees to accept alternative identification other than a drivers license from persons with disabilities who cannot drive. The agreement includes employee training on guest identification and service animals and extends to other hotels under the same ownership (9/10/10)

The Apple Tree Children's Center Settlement Agreement -- re: reasonable modifications of policies, procedures, and practices to allow children with disabilities, including children with Down Syndrome, an equal opportunity to attend the preschool in Norwalk, Iowa (4/3/13)

The Children’s House, Inc. Settlement Agreement -- re: making reasonable modifications to medication policies to accommodate a child with a disability in need of asthma medication (2/18/10)

The Great Chinese Buffet Settlement Agreement – re: modification of policies, practices, and procedures to permit the use of a service animal by an individual with a disability in a restaurant (8/8/11)

The International Spy Museum Settlement Agreement -- re: access to exhibitions, public programs, and other offerings for people with hearing, vision, and mobility disabilities (6/3/08)

The Learning Clinic Settlement Agreement -- re: reasonable modifications of policies, procedures or practices to allow a minor child to use a service animal at The Learning Clinic, a private school in Brooklyn, CT (3/25/13)

The Moderne, the Ameritania, and the Amsterdam Court hotels, New York, NY, Consent Decree -- re: removal of architectural and communication barriers to provide access to guest rooms and common elements (5/6/09)

The Palace of Auburn Hills -- re: barrier removal and modification of ticketing policies at an arena (8/23/13)

The Sheraton Grand Sacramento Hotel Settlement Agreement -- re: reasonable modification of policies, practices and procedures to permit full and equal access to hotel facilities by disabled guests who use service animals and not subjecting guests with service animals to the hotel’s “pet policy” (7/14/10)

Ticketmaster Settlement Agreement-- re: access to accessible seats, companion seats, and accessible ticketing policies (1/3/06) 

Times Square Hotel Owner, LLC and Times Square Operating Lessee, LLC (Doubletree Guest Suites Times Square) Settlement Agreement -- re: removal of architectural and communication barriers to provide access to guest rooms and common elements (10/12/07)

Toddlers 'N Tots Settlement Agreement re: making reasonable modifications to policies, practices, or procedures, including administration of Diastat, to ensure that a child with epilepsy has full and equal opportunity to participate in a daycare center's programs. (8/16/12)

Tornado Bus Company, Dallas, TX, Settlement Agreement | Press Release -- re: regarding failure to purchase accessible vehicles, meet requirements that 50 percent of a private carrier’s fleet be accessible, train employees on interacting with disabled passengers, and establish a wheelchair lift maintenance program (9/27/10)

Total Lifetime Care Health and Fitness Center Settlement Agreement --  re:  reasonable modification of policy in order to accommodate a fitness center member with a disability and allow a non-member to accompany her during her workout (5/3/12)

Town Sports International, Inc. Consent Decree-- re: provision of reasonable modifications in policies, practices, and procedures when necessary to ensure safe participation in program for campers with diabetes (3/30/06)

Tramcon, Inc., D/B/A St. Thomas Skyride and Paradise Point Settlement Agreement -- re: new construction and barrier removal of tramway and associated mall and entertainment facilities (4/27/11)

Transportes Rivas, Inc. Settlement Agreement -- re: accessible service and operations of an over-the-road bus company to ensure that persons with disabilities have available to them accessible transportation and services from trained employees and contractors (12/6/11)

Travel Inn Settlement Agreement -- re: hotel service animal policy (4/26/06)

Travelodge, Dalton, GA, Amended Settlement Agreement – re: reasonable modification of policies, procedures and practices to permit use of service animals by guests with disabilities in the motel (7/27/07)

Twin Cities Avanti Stores, LLC, dba Oasis Markets Settlement Agreement -- re: removal of architectural barriers at convenience stores and gas stations (7/10/06)

U.S. and Education Management Corporation, Pittsburgh, PA, Settlement Agreement-- re: making various educational campuses accessible to individuals with disabilities (7/23/08)

United States of America v. Corral of Westland, LLC d/b/a Golden Corral Restaurant, Kirit Patel and Shakuntla Patel Consent Decree - re: denying a family access to a restaurant because the family's children have a genetic skin disorder that is not contagious (7/31/13)

United States of America v. Corral of Westland, LLC d/b/a Golden Corral Restaurant, Kirit Patel and Shakuntla Patel Complaint (2/27/13)

United States of America v. Inova Health System Consent Decree-- re: consent decree to provide appropriate auxiliary aids and services, including sign language interpreters, to persons who are deaf or hard of hearing at a hospital (3/30/11)

United States of America v. Towne Realty, Inc. and The Riverside Theater Foundation Consent Decree -- re: provision of wheelchair and companion seating and a ticketing policy that is advertised on the theater website (3/1/11)

United States v. Automated Petroleum & Energy Co. Inc. Settlement Agreement -- re: Title III settlement agreement--removal of architectural barriers in convenience stores/gas stations (3/23/06)

University of Chicago Settlement Agreement -- re: increasing access to people with physical disabilities (7/17/06)

Utah College of Massage Therapy Settlement Agreement – re: provision of auxiliary aids and services at a massage therapy college (7/9/07)

Victorian Palace Hotel, Branson, MO, Settlement Agreement -- re: barrier removal to provide accessible guest rooms and provide access at the entrances, parking lot, and pool (8/8/06)

VIP's Jet Tours Corp./Pegasus Transportation Settlement Agreement -- re: company must comply with all requirements of accessible service and operations, provide training to all employees and contractors about the requirements of the ADA, ensure that all lifts are maintained as required, and file required annual reports (9/20/12)

Viscount Hotel Group, LLC Settlement Agreement -- re: removal of architectural barriers to provide access to guest rooms and common elements (1/17/07)

Wade W. Han, M. D. and Florida Ear Nose Throat and Facial Plastic Surgery Center -- re: provision of auxiliary aids and services, including sign language interpreters, to persons who are deaf to ensure effective communication in specialty medical care offices (4/18/14).

Wallace Theater Corporation (Wallace Corp.) Settlement Agreement -- re: removing physical barriers to access in a movie theater (1/15/08)

Walls Transportation Tours, Inc. Settlement Agreement -- re: accessible service and operations of an over-the-road bus company to ensure that persons with disabilities have available to them accessible transportation and services from trained employees and contractors (1/5/12)

Walmart Stores, Inc. Settlement Agreement -- re: equal access for persons with disabilities, including persons who use service animals (1/16/09)

Watson Charter Services, Inc. Settlement Agreement -- re: accessible service and operations of an over-the-road bus company to ensure that persons with disabilities have available to them accessible transportation and services from trained employees and contractors (12/6/11)

Wells Fargo & Company Settlement Agreement– re: denial of effective communication, architectural barriers in retail locations, failure to make reasonable modifications, other types of disability discrimination, and a claims process to pay damages to individuals (5/31/11)

West End YMCA, Ontario, CA, Settlement Agreement – re: modification of policies, practices, or procedures at YMCA child care programs (8/6/07)

Westgate Smoky Mountain Resort Settlement Agreement -- re: new construction, alterations, and barrier removal under title III at Westgate Smoky Mountain Resort in Gatlinburg, Tennessee (11/13/12)

Winston Motor Sports Settlement Agreement -- re: moving barriers to accessibility at an existing automobile racetrack (1/19/06)

World Fresh Market, LLC., St. Thomas, US VI, Settlement Agreement -- re: reasonable modifications in policies. practices, and procedures, to permit the use of service animals by people with disabilities in a supermarket (4/16/08)

XL Center - re: barrier removal and modification of ticketing policies at an arena (6/28/13)

XOXXOX Charter Bus Service, Inc. Settlement Agreement - re: requirement that an over-the-road bus company file required annual reports with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (11/10/11)

Yavapai Regional Medical Center, Prescott, AZ, Settlement Agreement-- re: modification of policies, practices, and procedures to provide appropriate auxiliary aids and services, including sign language interpreters, to patients who are deaf or hard of hearing at a medical center (5/1/11)

Zavala Plus, LLC Letter of Resolution -- re: requirement that an over-the-road bus company file required annual reports with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (11/10/11)

 

SECTION 504

Argenyi v. Creighton University

Statement of Interest of the United States of America | PDF in opposition to Creighton’s Partial Motion for Summary Judgment, regarding the applicable standard to obtain compensatory damages under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and Creighton’s erroneous reliance on academic deference in relation to compensatory damages. (7/15/13)

Prakel, et al. v. the State of Indiana, et al.

Statement of Interest of the United States of America | PDF in support of Plaintiffs’ Motion for Partial Summary Judgment.  The United States argues that judges of Indiana’s Dearborn Circuit Court and Dearborn Superior Court No. 1 violated Title II of the ADA and Section 504 by failing to provide qualified interpreters to a spectator of criminal proceedings, were deliberately indifferent to the spectator’s federally protected rights entitling the spectator to compensatory damages, and engaged in association discrimination against the criminal defendant, the spectator’s mother.  (1/8/14)