Blind Man Sues Pa. Bank Over ATM Accessibility

Law360, New York (August 9, 2012, 5:08 PM EDT) -- A blind Pennsylvania resident filed a putative class action against Univest Bank & Trust Co. in Pennsylvania federal court Thursday, alleging that the bank's ATMs violate the Americans With Disabilities Act.

Darryl Garner — who is suing on behalf of a putative national class of blind individuals who have used the ATMs — contends the ATMs, including a unit he regularly visits, lack accessibility features for visually impaired individuals.

“Plaintiff seeks a declaration that defendant’s ATMs violate federal law as described and an injunction requiring defendant...
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Case Title

GARNER v. UNIVEST BANK AND TRUST CO.


Case Number

2:12-cv-04514

Court

Pennsylvania Eastern

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Americans with Disabilities - Other

Judge

THOMAS N. ONEILL, JR

Date Filed

August 8, 2012

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