Claire's, Carnival Hit With Blind Access Suits Over Websites

Law360, Miami (October 30, 2017, 9:13 PM EDT) -- Two more blind access lawsuits were filed Monday in Florida alleging the websites of both mall jewelry and accessories retailer Claire's Stores Inc. and cruise company Carnival Corp. are inaccessible to the visually impaired who use screen-reading software to read website content.

Andres Gomez, a blind Miami-Dade County resident, filed the two suits in federal court, claiming that both companies are violating the Americans With Disabilities Act by failing to make sure their websites are accessible to the visually impaired.

By not making their sites accessible,...
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Case Title

Gomez v. Claire's Stores, Inc.


Case Number

1:17-cv-23953

Court

Florida Southern

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Americans with Disabilities - Other

Judge

James Lawrence King

Date Filed

October 30, 2017

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