Kay Accused Of Forcing Blind Customers To Reveal PINs

Law360, New York (December 5, 2013, 4:17 PM EST) -- The parent company of Kay Jewelers was hit with a putative class action Wednesday in Pennsylvania federal court that alleges it has failed to outfit its stores with point of sale devices that are fully accessible to blind people, requiring them to divulge private personal information to sales clerks.

Plaintiff Robert Jahoda, who is blind, alleges Signet Jewelers Ltd. has violated Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act by not offering the POS devices in its Kay stores, instead having devices with flat touch screens...
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Case Title

JAHODA v. STERLING JEWELERS, INC.


Case Number

2:13-cv-01729

Court

Pennsylvania Western

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Americans with Disabilities - Other

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Lisa Pupo Lenihan

Date Filed

December 3, 2013

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