Blind Customer Sues Build-A-Bear, Others Over POS Machines

Law360, New York (January 21, 2014, 6:48 PM EST) -- A blind customer hit Build-A-Bear Workshop Inc., Littman Jewelers and Madewell with proposed class actions Monday alleging the retailers failed to provide point-of-sale machines with textured keys, forcing blind customers to divulge their PINs when making debit card purchases.

Robert Jahoda filed the complaints in Pennsylvania federal court accusing Build-A-Bear and the parent companies of Littman Jewelers and Madewell — The Kroger Co. and J. Crew Group Inc., respectively — of violating Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act. The companies only provided flat-touch point-of-sale...
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Case Title

JAHODA v. BUILD-A-BEAR WORKSHOP, INC.


Case Number

2:14-cv-00083

Court

Pennsylvania Western

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Americans with Disabilities - Other

Judge

Lisa Pupo Lenihan

Date Filed

January 20, 2014


Case Title

JAHODA v. J. CREW GROUP, INC.


Case Number

2:14-cv-00079

Court

Pennsylvania Western

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Americans with Disabilities - Other

Judge

Lisa Pupo Lenihan

Date Filed

January 17, 2014


Case Title

JAHODA v. FRED MEYER JEWELERS


Case Number

2:14-cv-00080

Court

Pennsylvania Western

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Americans with Disabilities - Other

Judge

Lisa Pupo Lenihan

Date Filed

January 19, 2014

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