7th Circ. Holds Blind Man Can't Sue Credit Union Over Website

By Hailey Konnath (July 15, 2019, 9:48 PM EDT) -- The Seventh Circuit ruled Monday that a blind man can't sue an Illinois credit union over its website, which doesn't support a screen reader, finding he narrowly lacks standing to bring his claim under the American Disabilities Act because he isn't a credit union member and can't become one.

Matthew Carello, who is blind, uses software that reads text aloud for visually impaired users to access content on the internet. He's a tester, which means he visits websites to see if they support that software. After testing the Aurora Policemen Credit Union's site, he hit the credit union with a 2017...

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