DOJ Seeks To Intervene In ADA Suit Against H&R Block

Law360, Los Angeles (November 25, 2013, 10:37 PM EST) -- The U.S. Department of Justice on Monday filed a motion in Massachusetts federal court to intervene in a proposed class action claiming subsidiaries of tax preparation company H&R Block Inc. are violating federal and state anti-discrimination laws because their online tax services aren't easily accessible to blind taxpayers.

U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz and the DOJ's Civil Rights Division moved to intervene in the suit on behalf of the National Federation of the Blind, which claims HRB subsidiaries HRB Digital LLC and HRB Tax Group Inc. have...
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