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Civil Practice: ADA-Nominal Damages-Mootness

Where a paralyzed plaintiff brought claims under the Americans with Disabilities Act against a convenience store company after his visits were deterred by the lack of accessible parking, and the defendant remedied the violations, the district court properly granted summary ...

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Employment: ADA-Disability Discrimination-Prima Facie Case

Plaintiff appealed from the district court’s grant of summary judgment to defendant in plaintiff’s discrimination-in-hiring claim under the Americans with Disabilities Act. On appeal, plaintiff argued that the district court erred in dismissing his claim based on the sufficiency of ...

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8th Circuit: Fox Theatre’s captioning policy not ADA compliant

Does the Fox Theatre’s policy of captioning only one performance per week comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act? No, according to a split ruling Aug. 7 by a panel of the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. “Fox’s one-captioned-performance ...

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Administrative: ADA-Hearing Impairment-Meaningful Access

Defendant appealed the adverse summary judgment. Plaintiffs, both hearing-impaired individuals, sued defendant under the Americans with Disabilities Act after it initially declined to offer captioning for performances at defendant’s theater in addition to ASL-interpreted performances. Defendant later agreed to provide ...

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Civil Rights: ADA-Accessibility Guidelines-Declaratory and Injunctive Relief

Plaintiff, who uses a wheelchair, filed suit against defendant alleging its restaurant failed to make its facilities fully accessible to persons with disabilities. The district court dismiss plaintiff’s complaint, finding the claims moot as defendant had remedied the alleged violations ...

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