Wawa Forces Blind Customers To Reveal PINs, Suit Says

Law360, Los Angeles (January 15, 2014, 2:09 PM EST) -- Wawa Inc. was hit with a proposed class action in Pennsylvania federal court Monday alleging the convenience-store chain violated federal law by failing to provide point-of-sale devices with textured keys, forcing blind customers to divulge their PINs when making debit card purchases.

Debra Rozear's complaint accuses the Pennsylvania-based company of failing to comply with Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act by only providing flat touch-screen devices for customers to use when making debit card purchases.

According to the complaint, because the company's machines do...
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Case Title

ROZEAR v. WAWA INC.


Case Number

5:14-cv-00164

Court

Pennsylvania Eastern

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Americans with Disabilities - Other

Judge

GERALD A. MCHUGH

Date Filed

January 13, 2014

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