Who is responsible for enforcing ADA

ADA Enforcement

The cases and matters on this page are categorized by the title of the ADA under which the respondent is covered (e.g., Employment, Title I: State and Local Governments, Title II) and then listed in alphabetical order under each category header. Use the links at the left to jump to cases under specific titles of the ADA or just scroll through the page for the entire list.

To find cases and matters sorted by type of document (e.g., settlement agreement, brief) and listed in reverse chronology (most recent first), go toEnforcement Activities.

Cases 2006 - Present

TITLE I

HIV/AIDS -- HIV/AIDS Litigation

United States v. Baltimore County, MD Consent Decree – re: discriminatory practices of, among other things, requiring employees to submit to medical examinations and disability-related inquiries without a proper reason, and by excluding applicants from emergency medical technician (EMT) positions because of their diabetes (8/6/12)

Baltimore County, MD Complaint (8/6/12)

United States v. Bern Township, PA Consent Decree– re: reasonable accommodations for employees and job applicants with disabilities (6/29/06)

United States v. Bolivar County, Mississippi Consent Decree -- re: termination of correctional officer after he disclosed in a post-hire physical examination that he was previously diabetic (11/17/15)

Complaint (11/17/15)

United States v. City of Baltimore, Maryland Consent Decree -- re: pattern or practice of discrimination requiring job applicants to submit to a medical examination and answer disability-related inquiries before making conditional offers of employment, and refusal to hire a complainant because of her disability (8/20/14)

City of Baltimore, Maryland Complaint (8/20/14)

United States v. City of Colorado Springs, CO Consent Decree -- re: violation the ADA’s non-retaliation prohibition (8/14/08)

City of DeKalb, Illinois Settlement Agreement -- re: agreement bars employer from conducting medical examinations or making disability-related inquiries before a conditional offer of employment is made to applicants and requires employer to conduct training, designate an individual to address ADA compliance, and make its online employment opportunities website conform with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0. (2/3/15)

City and County of Denver -- re: failure to provide reasonable accommodations for a Deputy Sheriff with insulin-dependent diabetes (5/15/18)

Complaint -- (5/15/18)

City of Fallon, Nevada Settlement Agreement -- re: agreement bars employer from conducting medical examinations or making disability-related inquiries before a conditional offer of employment is made to applicants and requires employer to conduct training, designate an individual to address ADA compliance, and make its online employment opportunities website conform with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0. (2/3/15)

United States of America v. City of Florence, Kentucky Consent Decree -- pregnancy and disability lawsuit challenging a discriminatory light duty and disability-related “no restrictions” policy in the workplace, and challenging the failure to provide a reasonable accommodation to a woman with a pregnancy-related disability (10/26/16)

Complaint (10/26/16)

City of Hubbard, Oregon -- re: agreement bars employer from conducting medical examinations or making disability-related inquiries before a conditional offer of employment has been made to job applicants and requires employer to conduct training and designate an individual to address ADA compliance. (7/9/14)

City of New York Consent Decree -- re: disability discrimination based on the NYPD's failure to hire a qualified candidate, to whom it had previously made a conditional offer of employment, because of his HIV-positive status (4/10/17)

Complaint (1/17/17)

City of Isle of Palms, South Carolina Settlement Agreement -- re: agreement bars employer from conducting medical examinations or making disability-related inquiries before a conditional offer of employment is made to applicants and requires employer to conduct training, designate an individual to address ADA compliance, and make its online employment opportunities website conform with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0. (2/3/15)

City of Minneapolis, Minnesota Settlement Agreement -- re: refusal to hire a veteran based on his disability (PTSD) as well as a pattern or practice of discrimination requiring job applicants for police officer positions to provide genetic information during the pre-employment examination process (8/14/18)

Complaint (8/14/18)

City of New Albany, IN, Settlement Agreement -- re: disability discrimination based on the City of New Albany Police Department and Merit Commission’s release of an employee’s confidential medical information, including details about his disability, to the public and press (10/4/17)

Complaint (9/29/17)

United States v. City of New York Consent Decree -- re: discriminatory practices of requiring an applicant to submit to a medical examination prior to a conditional offer of employment and refusing to provide reasonable accommodations during the application process (3/1/13)

City of New York Complaint (3/1/13)

City of Woodlake, CA Settlement Agreement-- re: discriminatory practice of unlawful pre-employment medical examinations of job applicants before making an offer of employment (8/1/12)

City of North Las Vegas -- re: constructive discharge of qualified employee after employer’s unjustified revocation of the employee’s longstanding reasonable accommodation for his monocular vision, which exempted him from obtaining a Commercial Driver’s License. (9/25/14)

City of North Las Vegas Complaint (9/25/14)

Press Release

United States of America v. City of Philadelphia, PA Consent Decree – re: employer failed to consider reassignment for a sanitation worker who had a heart attack and subsequently was placed on a 20-pound lifting restriction, and instead terminated the employee (2/17/17)

Complaint (2/3/17) 

City of Vero Beach, Florida Settlement Agreement -- re: agreement bars employer from conducting medical examinations or making disability-related inquiries before a conditional offer of employment is made to applicants and requires employer to conduct training, designate an individual to address ADA compliance, and make its online employment opportunities website conform with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0. (2/3/15)

United States v. County of Erie, New York Consent Decree -- re: failure to promote a Park Maintenance Worker with a vision impairment on the basis of disability and failure to offer a reasonable accommodation (7/10/13)

County of Erie, New York Complaint (7/10/13)

United States v. County of Riverside, California Consent Decree -- re: a job applicant with epilepsy denied a position by the County (10/8/15)

Complaint (10/8/15)

Press Release

United States v. County of Ventura, CA Consent Decree-- re: alleged failure to hire a qualified social worker who is deaf because of reasonable accommodations including a sign language interpreter (7/16/10)

United States v. Department of Justice of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico Consent Decree – re: title I of the ADA consent decree to provide training to employees on the requirements of the ADA, to provide reasonable accommodation and compensation to discriminated employee, and to adopt policies to ensure employees accessible meetings and office locations (8/29/11)

United States v. Fire Department of the City of New York Consent Decree | Complaint -- re: failing to provide reasonable accommodations and forced retirement of an employee having pulmonary injuries related to FDNY operations at the World Trade Center on or after September 11, 2001 (5/8/13)

Florida State University -- re: agreement bars employer from conducting medical examinations or making any disability-related inquiries before a conditional offer of employment has been made to job applicants (6/5/14)

Marytza Golden v. Indianapolis Housing Agency

Statement of Interest of the United States -- re: the proper interpretation of Section 504 and the ADA with respect to an employer’s obligation to consider a request for additional, unpaid leave as a reasonable accommodation and its obligation to evaluate whether an employee who seeks such an accommodation is qualified (5/19/16)

Illinois State Police Settlement Agreement - re: title I of the ADA settlement agreement to eliminate policies that automatically exclude cadet job applicants who use hearing aids or who manage their diabetes with insulin pumps and to revise employment publications and policies to reflect the change (11/30/11)

Lanier Technical College, Georgia Settlement Agreement – re: discriminatory reduction in hours and termination of part-time employee based on disability due to multiple sclerosis (11/7/19)

Complaint (11/4/19)

New York City Police Department Statement of Interest | PDF -- re: disqualification of police officer candidate solely because of his epilepsy under Title I of the ADA and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. (6/29/15)

United States v. University of Michigan Consent Decree -- re: failure to reassign two qualified employees as a reasonable accommodation and engaging in a pattern or practice of discrimination by requiring employees with disabilities who need reassignment as a reasonable accommodation to compete for a vacant position.  (7/22/15)

University of Michigan Complaint (7/22/15)

United States of America v. City of Philadelphia, PA Consent Decree – re: employer failed to consider reassignment for a sanitation worker who had a heart attack and subsequently was placed on a 20-pound lifting restriction, and instead terminated the employee (2/17/17)

United States of America v. Richmond City Sheriff’s Office, Richmond, VA

Opposition to Defendant’s Motion for Summary Judgment (Word) | PDF -- re: reassignment as a reasonable accommodation- arguing that the ADA required Defendant to reassign a qualified employee as a reasonable accommodation and that reassignment would not have imposed an undue hardship (9/16/16)

Memorandum in Support of the United States’ Motion for Summary Judgment (Word) | PDF-- re: reassignment as a reasonable accommodation- arguing that the ADA requires employers to reassign a qualified employee with a disability to a vacant position as a reasonable accommodation when reassignment is the only available accommodation (9/2/16)

Response to Defendants' Motion to Dismiss Complaint -- reassignment as a reasonable accommodation-- arguing that, contrary to defendants’ motion to dismiss, sovereign immunity does not bar suits by the United States against States under Title I of the ADA, and a Virginia sheriff in his official capacity is an "employer" under Title I of the ADA (4/7/16)

Complaint -- re:  termination resulting from failure to reassign qualified employee to a vacant position as a reasonable accommodation for her cardiac disability (3/2/16)

Village of Ruidoso Settlement Agreement -- re: agreement bars employer from conducting medical examinations or making disability-related inquiries before a conditional offer of employment is made to applicants and requires employer to conduct training, designate an individual to address ADA compliance, and make its online employment opportunities website conform with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0. (3/24/15)

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Consent Decree -- re: disability discrimination based on WMATA’s failure to hire a qualified candidate, to whom it had previously made a provisional offer of employment, because of his disability (epilepsy) (3/1/17)

Complaint (1/13/17)

York County, South Carolina Settlement Agreement -- re: (1) failure to provide a reasonable accommodation during the application process to a job applicant with dwarfism, and (2) use of employment qualification standards or other selection criteria (driver’s license) to screen out an individual with a disability or a class of individuals with disabilities (6/10/19)

Complaint (6/7/19)

Press Release (6/10/19)

TITLE II

HIV/AIDS-- HIV/AIDS Litigation
Olmstead -- Olmstead Litigation
Project Civic Access -- Access to Civic Life Settlement Agreements
Barrier-Free Health Care Initiative -- Access to Medical Care Litigation

Ada County, Idaho Settlement Agreement -- re: provision of physically accessible polling places for individuals with mobility and vision disabilities (12/14/18)

Aleeha Dudley and United States v. Miami University, et al. -- Title II matter regarding effective communication and web access for students with vision, hearing, or learning disabilities.

Consent Decree-- Under the consent decree, Miami will make significant improvements to ensure that technologies across all its campuses are accessible to individuals with disabilities and will pay $25,000 to compensate individuals with disabilities.  The decree also requires reforms to Miami University’s technology procurement practices. (10/17/16)

Complaint--The United States’ complaint alleges that Miami University uses technologies in its programs, services, and activities that are inaccessible to individuals with disabilities, including current and former students who have vision, hearing, or learning disabilities.  The United States further alleges that Miami University failed to make these technologies accessible to such individuals and otherwise failed to ensure that individuals with disabilities can interact with Miami University’s websites and access course assignments, textbooks, and other materials on an equal basis with students who do not have disabilities.  These failures deprived current and former students and others with disabilities a full and equal opportunity to participate in and benefit from all of Miami University’s educational opportunities.

Motion to Intervene andReply Brief in Support of Motion to Intervene -- The United States moved to intervene in this matter on May 12, 2015, and submitted a reply brief in support of the motion on June 22, 2015.  The motion was granted on September 10, 2015. (5/12/15)

Alameda County Sheriff’s Office Settlement Agreement– re: effective communications with persons who are deaf, hard of hearing, and deaf-blind in police and jail situations (2/2/10)

Alboniga v. School Board of Broward County, Florida Statement of Interest | PDF
This Statement of Interest was filed to clarify that the Department’s Title II regulation generally requires public entities, such as schools, to permit individuals with disabilities to use their service animals. (1/26/15)

Alvey v. Gualtieri (M.D. Fla. 2016)

Statement of Interest of the United States (Word) -- re: to clarify a county-run homeless shelter’s obligations under Title II, including the obligation to provide safe and appropriate facilities for individuals with disabilities, and the obligation to consider reasonable modifications that would allow individuals with disabilities to meet the shelter’s eligibility criteria. (9/8/16)

American Nurses Assoc. v. O'Donnell, California Superintendent of Schools United States Amicus Brief |PDF in Support of Defendant argues that when a state law directly conflicts with the ADA, the state law must be interpreted in a way that complies with the ADA (5/11/11)

Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office, CO, Settlement Agreement - re: ensuring effective communication between individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing and patrol officers, detention center officers, and other law enforcement personnel (3/22/13)

Arlington County Sheriff Settlement Agreement -- re: effective communication for persons who are deaf or hard of hearing detailed in Sheriff Department’s detention and corrections system (11/16/16)

United States of America v. Augusta County, Virginia Consent Decree -- re: provision of physically accessible polling places for individuals with mobility and vision disabilities (11/4/15)

Complaint(11/4/15)
Letter of Findings
(5/13/15)

Blair County, PA, Settlement Agreement – re: Provision of accessible polling places (3/10/14)

Board of Election Commissioners for the City of Chicago, Illinois Settlement Agreement -- re: provision of physically accessible polling places for individuals with mobility and vision disabilities (4/12/17)

Board of Elections, City of New York United States Amicus Brief | PDF – re:  provision of accessible polling places (8/16/13)

Brooklyn Center for Independence of the Disabled, et al. v. Michael R. Bloomberg and the City of New York Statement of Interest of the United States of America | PDF in support of the plaintiffs, regarding the applicability of the ADA and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 to New York City’s municipal emergency management and preparedness plans (5/22/13)

Nadya Buttigieg v. the City of New York Statement of Interest | PDF -- plaintiff alleged that the City of New York violated the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 by refusing to hire her as a paramedic because she has monocular vision and by inquiring into her medical condition before extending her a conditional offer of employment.  The Statement of Interest was filed to clarify that under the Rehabilitation Act and the ADA: (1) employers must perform individualized assessments of a potential employee’s ability to perform the essential functions of the job; (2) blanket rules barring individuals with particular disabilities are prohibited unless the rule is shown to be job related and consistent with business necessity; and (3) employers may not inquire into a potential employee’s medical history before making a conditional offer of employment (10/18/16)

Byesville, Ohio, Guernsey County Settlement Agreement -- re: removal of architectural barriers to provide access to City services (5/17/16)

C.C. v. Cypress School District (C.D. Cal.) Statement of Interest of the United States | PDF in Support of Plaintiffs' Motion for Preliminary Injunction – re: obligation of public schools to make reasonable modifications to policies, practices, and procedures to permit students to use service animals in school and provide assistance to children with disabilities using service animals. (6/10/11)

CALIF v. City of Los Angeles United States' Statement of Interest | PDF - re: public entities' obligation to ensure equal access and integrated emergency management planning and preparations for persons with disabilities under Title II of the ADA and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act (10/8/12)

Central Virginia Regional Jail Settlement Agreement -- re: requires respondent to revise policies and procedures to provide effective communication and appropriate auxiliary aids and services, to appoint an ADA coordinator, provide training to staff, and money damages to the complainant. (3/12/19)

Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority Settlement Agreement – re: alterations requirements and removal of architectural barriers to provide access to Ovens Auditorium (3/29/10)

City of Ansonia, CT, Settlement Agreement -- re: the City zoning code's exclusion of substance abuse treatment facilities from zones where medical clinics can locate (3/30/12)

City of Baltimore, MD, Settlement Agreement -- re: discriminatory zoning standard for residential substance abuse treatment facilities (11/5/12)

City of Baltimore United States' Motion for Partial Summary Judgment| PDF (4/15/11)

City of Chesapeake Settlement Agreement -- re: provision of accessible polling places (5/5/17)

City of Cheyenne, WY (Taco John's Event Center), Settlement Agreement -- re: compliance with new construction requirements at a City-owned multi-use arena (9/29/10)

City of Claremont, New Hampshire Settlement Agreement -- re: access to newly constructed visitor's center (4/4/06)

City of Concord, New Hampshire Settlement Agreement -- re: provision of accessible ballots in city elections (2/26/19)

City of Eastpointe, Michigan and the Eastpointe Building Authority Settlement Agreement - re: new construction at a district court (9/25/07)

City of Ecorse, Michigan Settlement Agreement -- re: provision of physically accessible polling places for individuals with mobility and vision disabilities (8/15/16)

City of Englewood, CO, Settlement Agreement - re:  ensuring effective communication between individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing and police officers and other law enforcement personnel (3/22/13)

City of Flint, MI, Settlement Agreement -- re: provision of accessible polling places (5/17/12)

City of Henderson, Nevada Settlement Agreement -- re: effective communication for people who are deaf or hard of hearing when interacting with law enforcement (8/5/13)

City of Hudson, New York Settlement Agreement -- re: agreement to ensure program access throughout the City of Hudson, NY (10/23/19)

United States of America v. City of Jackson, MS, Consent Decree -- re: maintenance of wheelchair lifts on the city's fixed route bus system, training personnel to assist passengers with disabilities, and meeting the required level of service on the city's complementary paratransit system. (3/30/10)

Motion to Revise and Extend Consent Decree (3/10/15)

City of Kerrville, TX, and Playhouse 2000 (Cailloux Theater) Settlement Agreement -- re: provision of companion fixed seats for the wheelchair seating locations; wheelchair seating locations that provide a choice of admission prices; a reservations policy; correction of other violations of the ADA Standards; and payment of compensatory damages (10/26/10)

City of Memphis Settlement Agreement -- re: accessible seating in the Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium, accessible concession stands, gates, elevators, ramps, toilet rooms, suites, press boxes, and other facilities and services at the stadium (1/8/13)

City of Milton, WA, Settlement Agreement -- re: architectural barrier removal and policy modifications to make city of Milton's parks, recreation program, and annual summer festival and parade route accessible to persons with disabilities (7/14/10)

City of Milwaukee, WI, Settlement Agreement -- re: provision of an accessible route along the RiverWalk (7/6/06)

City of Minnetonka, MN, Settlement Agreement - re: modification of policies and procedures related to participation in a city program (8/6/06)

City of New Haven, CT, Settlement Agreement – re: effective communication for people who are deaf or hard of hearing in the City of New Haven’s Police Department and other City programs and services (5/29/13)

United States of America v. City of Ocean Springs, Mississippi Consent Decree – re: agreement with City of Ocean Springs, MS to resolve zoning discrimination lawsuit alleging the City discriminated against an outpatient mental health clinic because it treats patients with mental illness in violation of Title II of the ADA (11/25/14)

City of Ocean Springs, Mississippi Complaint (11/25/14)

City of Ocean Springs, Mississippi Letter of Findings (8/15/14)

City of Philadelphia, PA, Settlement Agreement -- re: provision of accessible polling places (4/16/09)

City of Pinson, Alabama Settlement Agreement --re: program accessibility and policy modifications to make city of Pinson's public facilities and events, including the annual Alabama Butterbean festival, accessible to persons with disabilities (6/5/17)

United States of America v. City School District of New Rochelle, New York Consent Decree -- re: public entities’ obligation to provide students with disabilities the opportunity to meaningfully participate in evacuations – whether actual or drills – under Title II of the ADA (7/23/14)

City School District of New Rochelle, New York Complaint (7/23/14)

City of Sierra Vista, AZ, Settlement Agreement -- re: compliance review of the accessibility of the City's programs, services, and activities (12/12/12) 

Sage v. City of Winooski, Vermont Statement of Interest (Word) | PDF -- plaintiff alleged that police officers violated Title II of the ADA when they failed to reasonably accommodate an individual with mental health disabilities during an on-the-street encounter and his arrest. The Statement of Interest was filed to clarify that Title II of the ADA applies to the stop and arrest of an individual with a disability, that there is no categorical exception to the ADA’s application to police actions taken while exigent circumstances exist, and to explain the application of Title II’s reasonable modification requirement in that context (1/18/17)

Easter Seals Michigan and the United States v. City of Royal Oak Consent Decree  -- re: denial of zoning permit for a daytime clubhouse for adults with mental illness based on stereotypes about mental illness (12/12/05)

Complaint (12/12/05)

City of Winter Park and Winter Park Scenic Boat Tour, Inc. Settlement Agreement-- re: provision of accessible route both to the boat launch and to the boats (and provision of an alternative, accessible tour departure site while the accessible route is being constructed) to a city-owned boat dock which is leased to a private guided boat tour operator (10/14/16)

Coconino County, AZ Settlement Agreement -- re: provision of accessible polling places (5/718)

Columbia, South Carolina Police Department Settlement Agreement -- re: provision of auxiliary aids and services by police department to ensure effective communication to persons with hearing impairments (5/3/16)

Connecticut State Department on Aging Settlement Agreement --re: compliance with title II of the ADA (12/22/15)

Consolidated City of Jacksonville, FL, Settlement Agreement -- re: effective communication in police situations (9/27/07)

County of Erie NY and the Erie County Sheriff’s Office Settlement Agreement - re: provide equal access to programs, services, and facilities to inmates with disabilities and to ensure effective communication and auxiliary aids and services to inmates who are deaf or have hearing loss, are blind or have low vision (12/23/14)

Cumberland County, PA Settlement Agreement -- re: provision of accessible polling places (2/2/18)

Dakota County, MN, Settlement Agreement -- re: provision of appropriate auxiliary aids and services, including qualified sign language interpreters, to detainees who are deaf or hard of hearing to ensure effective communication (11/3/08)

Dekalb Regional Crisis Center Settlement Agreement -- re: provision of auxiliary aids and services to ensure effective communication for companions at a crisis mental health treatment center (8/11/15)

Delran Township School District (New Jersey) Settlement Agreement -- re: making reasonable modifications to ensure that students with disabilities may be accompanied in school and on school-related activities by their service animals (6/24/14)

Detroit School District Settlement Agreement -- re: school district's refusal to provide parent of a student with a sign language interpreter at either the home or center-based teaching sessions so that she could actively participate in the education of her child (11/2/15)

District of Columbia Shelter Program Settlement Agreement -- re: accessibility of homeless shelter program’s facilities and services (12/10/08)

Elk Grove Village Police Department, Elk Grove, IL, Settlement Agreement -- re: failure to provide auxiliary aids and services (10/28/08)

Fauquier County, VA Settlement Agreement -- re: provision of physically accessible polling places for individuals with mobility and vision disabilities (1/31/17)

Florida Department of Corrections

Complaint -- re: denial of equal program benefits and effective communication to inmates with disabilities (1/9/17)

Motion to Intervene (1/9/17)

Letter of Findings | PDF (6/16/15)

United States of America v. Gates-Chili Central School District

Opposition to Defendant's Motion for Summary Judgment | PDF – arguing that school districts may need to provide a student with assistance in handling a service dog as a reasonable modification under Title II, and that the intermittent assistance the student requires in handling her service dog in this case is reasonable and would not result in a fundamental alteration (2/2/16)

Complaint | PDF– re: public school district's failure to make reasonable modifications to policies, practices, and procedures to permit a student to use her service animal in school with assistance from school staff, in violation of title II of the ADA (9/29/15)

Letter of Findings | PDF -- re: violation of Title II of the ADA by refusing to permit a student to bring her service dog to school unless the student's mother also provides a full-time handler (4/13/15)

Hardin County Emergency Medical Services Settlement Agreement – re: reasonable modifications to policies, practices, or procedures when necessary to permit the use of a service animal by an individual with a disability including traveling with the individual to the hospital in the transporting vehicle (3/28/2018)

United States of America v. Harris County, Texas

Settlement Agreement -- re: failure to provide an accessible voting program to voters with disabilities, including accessible polling places, in violation of title II of the ADA (3/12/19)

Oppostion to Dismiss (Word) | PDF -- re: Opposition to Harris County’s Motion to Dismiss the United States’ Title II complaint for lack of standing/cause of action

Complaint – re: provision of physically accessible polling places for individuals with mobility and vision disabilities (8/4/16)

Letter of Findings -- re: violations of Title II of the ADA in discriminating against voters with disabilities by failing to select accessible facilities to be used as polling places (9/29/14)

Hawaii Department of Public Safety Settlement Agreement -- re: provide equal access to prison programs (including its furlough program), services, activities, and facilities for inmates with disabilities (3/20/19)

Hidalgo County, TX Settlement Agreement -- re: provision of accessible polling places (8/30/17)

Hudson Public Schools District Voluntary Compliance Agreement -- re: failure to ensure that school district furnished appropriate auxiliary aids and services (a mobile, robotic telepresence in school) where necessary to afford student with immunodeficiency disorder, an equal opportunity to participate in, and enjoy the benefits of its programs, services, and activities, in particular active participation in the classroom instruction experience (5/7/18)

United States of America v. Humboldt County, CA Consent Decree -- re: failure to comply with Title II of the ADA even after entering into a Project Civic Access agreement (9/7/16)

Complaint (9/7/16)

Hunter v. District of Columbia Statement of Interest | PDF -- re: opposition to the District of Columbia’s Motion for Dismissal.  The United States argues that the District is liable under title II of the ADA for the actions of its contractors operating the District’s shelter program, and that the shelters are covered by the Fair Housing Act. (7/26/13)

Justin Smith, Sheriff of Larimer County, Colorado Settlement Agreement  -- re: effective communication in interactions with the Sheriff’s Office including provision of auxiliary aids and services (5/23/17)

Ken Mascara, Sheriff of St. Lucie County Settlement Agreement -- re: effective communication in the County Jail including provision of auxiliary aids and services (4/12/07)

Kootenai County, Idaho Settlement Agreement -- re: removal of architectural barriers to provide access to detention center facilities and other public buildings (10/3/17)

Louisiana State Penitentiary Settlement Agreement -- re: removal of architectural barriers to provide access to detention center facilities, programs, services, and activities (11/14/17)

Luzerne County, PA Settlment Agreement -- re: provision of physically accessible polling places for individuals with mobility and vision disabilities (1/12/17)

Massachusetts Department of Children and Families

Department of Justice/Department of Health and Human Services Joint Letter of Findings | PDF– re: violations of Title II of the ADA by DOJ and HHS, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 by HHS, by child welfare agency in failing to provide mother with developmental disability individualized supports and services appropriate to reunify with her daughter (2/2/15)

McKinley County, New Mexico Settlement Agreement -- re: resolves complaint alleging that McKinley County’s polling places are inaccessible to individuals with mobility and vision impairments and its voting program is not compliant with Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act.  The Department identified architectural barriers, including inaccessible parking, ramps that were too steep, and doorways that were too narrow.  Under the agreement, McKinley County will begin to remediate its voting program before its next election; employ temporary measures, such as portable ramps, signage, and propped open doors, as well as certain permanent changes, such as paved parking and ramps; train poll workers; survey polling places for accessibility; and select polling places that will be accessible during elections.  (6/6/19)

Metropolitan Transit Authority and New York City Transit Authority Complaint -- re: lawsuit alleging that MTA failed to make alterations readily accessible to and usable by individuals with disabilities to the maximum extent feasible, by failing to install an elevator (3/13/18)

Michigan Department of Human Services Settlement Agreement -- re: increasing access to people with physical disabilities (4/12/06)

Miller v. Smith Memorandum of Law as Amicus Curiae | PDF regarding correctional officials' obligations toward prisoners with disabilities under title II of the ADA and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, including the obligation to house inmates with mobility disabilities in accessible cells; ensure access for inmates with disabilities to all prison programs, activities, and services; and provide disability-related medical care, assistance, equipment, and supplies (6/21/10)

Monroe County, Illinois Settlement Agreement -- re: provision of accessible polling places (2/16/18)

Mt. Pleasant Public Schools Settlement Agreement -- re: reasonable modification of policies, practices, and procedures for a student with diabetes requiring assistance (12/14/15)

Nevada Department of Corrections Letter of Findings | PDF - re: violations of Title II of the ADA through housing and employment policies and practices that have resulted in the segregation and stigmatization of inmates with HIV and the incarceration of inmates with disabilities for longer periods, in more restrictive settings, than inmates without disabilities (6/20/16)

New York City Department of Corrections Letter of Findings | PDF -- re: violations of Title II of the ADA by failing to consistently respond to requests for reasonable accommodations in a timely and adequate manner; by failing to place inmates with mobility impairments and visual impairments in accessible housing areas; by failing to provide inmates with mobility impairments with appropriate mobility devices and by failing to ensure that inmates with hearing impairments have equal access to telecommunications services (12/5/16)

New York City Department of Education Letter of Findings | PDF -- re: physical barriers and public policies that deny equal access to children with disabilities within the New York City school system (12/21/15)

New York State Education Department | PDF -- re: failure to make reasonable modifications to its policies, practices, or procedures to require school nurses to implement a physician’s order for students with diabetes in violation of Title II of the ADA. (1/18/17)

New York City Police Department Settlement Agreement -- re: effective communication with persons who are deaf or hard of hearing under title II of the ADA (11/18/09)

Noel, et al. v. New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission Statement of Interest| PDF re: supporting plaintiffs' motion for partial summary judgment regarding the applicability of title II of the ADA to defendants' operation and regulation of New York City taxicabs in failing to ensure that the city's iconic taxicab fleet is accessible to individuals with mobility disabilities who use wheelchairs (10/17/11)

North Colonie Board of Education Statement of Interest | PDF re: investigation of North Colonie, NY schools authorized by the Protection and Advocacy for Individual with Mental Illness Act (“PAIMI”) to protect students with mental illness from abuse or discrimination on the basis of disability (7/6/15)

Northern Michigan University Settlement Agreement -- re: discrimination against college students with mental health disabilities.  Agreement resolves allegations that Northern Michigan University required certain students with mental health disabilities to sign contracts that barred them from talking, even with their friends, about self-destructive thoughts or face discipline, including involuntary withdrawal from the University (10/18/18)

Ocean County, New Jersey Board of Elections -- re: provision of physically accessible polling places for individuals with mobility and vision disabilities (8/15/19)

Oconee County, South Carolina Courthouse Municipal Facility Settlement Agreement-- re: physical accessibility in a municipal courthouse facility, built in 2003, including parking, signage, restroom facilities, courtroom seating, witness stands, jury boxes, and accessible routes (7/22/10)

Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction -- re: removal of architectural and programmatic barriers to access for persons with disabilities to ensure participation in benefits of programs, services, or activities (1/3/17)

Orange County Circuit Court, Magistrate 16th Judicial District, Virginia Department for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, and Executive Secretary Virginia Supreme Court Settlement Agreement -- re: requires respondent to revise policies and procedures to provide effective communication and appropriate auxiliary aids and services, to appoint an ADA coordinator for each judicial circuit, provide training to staff, and money damages to the complainant (3/25/19)

Orange County Clerk of Courts, FL, Settlement Agreement -- re: accessibility of electronic court documents to an attorney who is blind and other individuals who use screen reader technology. (7/17/14)

Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections Settlement Agreement  -- re: provision of accessible voting system under title II of the ADA and the Help America Vote Act (1/19/17)

Pea Ridge School District Settlement Agreement – re: settlement agreement under Title II of the ADA addressing public school district's exclusion of three students from educational instruction and extracurricular activities based on concerns that they might have HIV (March 20, 2017)

Letter of Findings (Word) | PDF - Re: exclusion of three students from public school district after the district’s review of a document referencing the HIV status of the students’ family member, in violation of Title II of the ADA (12/13/16)

Pennsylvania State Correctional Institution at Cresson Letter of Findings -- re: violation of Title II of the ADA in denying many inmates with serious mental illness and intellectual disabilities the opportunity to participate in and benefit from a variety of correctional services and activities, such as classification, security, housing, and mental health services; providing unequal, ineffective, and different or separate opportunities; unlawful segregating and warehousing; failing to make individualized assessments; and failing to reasonably modify policies, practices, and procedures (5/31/13)

Prakel, et al. v. The State of Indiana, et al.Statement of Interest | PDF in support of Plaintiffs’ Motion for Partial Summary Judgment.  The United States argues that judges of Indiana’s Dearborn Circuit Court and Dearborn Superior Court No. 1 violated Title II of the ADA and Section 504 by failing to provide qualified interpreters to a spectator of criminal proceedings, were deliberately indifferent to the spectator’s federally protected rights entitling the spectator to compensatory damages, and engaged in association discrimination against the criminal defendant, the spectator’s mother.  (1/8/14)

Philadelphia Police Department Letter of Finding | PDF -- re: provision of auxiliary aids and services to ensure effective communication to arrestees, detainees, and victims of crime by police department (12/7/16)

Philadelphia Police Department Settlement Agreement -- re: failure to provide effective communications to individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing in violation of title II of the ADA (8/2/18) 

Richland County Board of Elections and Voter Registration, South Carolina Settlement Agreement -- re: provision of physically accessible polling places for individuals with mobility and vision disabilities (5/22/17)

R.K., by next friends, J.K. and R.K. v. Board of Education of Scott County, Kentucky Statement of Interest of the United States of America | PDF This Statement of Interest was filed to clarify the proper framework for evaluating the title II ADA claim at issue in this case, where the plaintiffs have alleged an ADA violation based on the forcible transfer of a child with diabetes to an out-of-zone school because his zoned school lacked a full-time nurse.  The Statement of Interest also clarifies that the U.S. Constitution’s Supremacy Clause requires that state law give way where it is in conflict with a federal law such as the ADA and opposes the renewed argument that the plaintiff’s ADA claim is foreclosed for failure to exhaust administrative remedies under IDEA, a federal statute with no nexus to the case. (1/22/14)

R.K., Next Friend R.K., Next Friend J.K. v. Board of Education of Scott County, KY; Patricia Putty, Individually and in her Official Capacity United States Amicus Brief in Support of Appellant | PDF argues that the district court failed to apply the correct legal standards in analyzing whether defendant complied with the Rehabilitation Act's FAPE and general non-discrimination requirements, and that under the Supremacy Clause a school district may not avoid its obligations under federal law even if compliance might violate state law (6/7/11)

Michael Robinson v. Brandon Farley

Statement of Interest of the United States (Word) | (PDF) -- re: plaintiff alleged that police officers violated Title II of the ADA when they failed to reasonably accommodate his disabilities during his arrest and post-arrest proceedings. The Statement of Interest was filed to clarify that Title II of the ADA applies to the arrest of an individual with a disability, and to explain the application of Title II’s reasonable modification requirement in that context.

Rochester Police Department Settlement Agreement -- re: effective communication for people who are deaf or hard of hearing in Rochester, Michigan's Police Department and other programs and services (8/24/15)

Sacramento (California) Public Library Authority Settlement Agreement -- re: the use of inaccessible electronic book reader ("e-reader") devices in a patron lending program (8/29/12)

Sacred Heart Rehabilitation Center, Inc. v. Richmond Township, et al. United States' Memorandum as Amicus Curiae in Opposition to Defendant's Motion to Dismiss | PDF -- re: title II of the ADA, zoning (special land use permit), ripeness (exhaustion of state administrative remedies), and abstention by Federal District Courts. (1/11/12)

Sandoval County, New Mexico Settlement Agreement -- re: alleged inaccessible polling places for individuals with mobility and vision impairments, including inaccessible parking, ramps that were too steep, and doorways with thresholds that were too high.  Under the agreement, Sandoval County will begin to remediate its voting program before its next election; employ temporary measures, such as portable ramps, signage, and propped open doors, as well as certain permanent changes, such as paved parking and ramps; train poll workers; survey polling places for accessibility; and select polling places that will be accessible during elections.  (7/12/19)

South Dakota Department of Corrections Settlement Agreement -- re: ensure equal access for individuals with disabilities at the South Dakota State Penitentiary and the Mike Durfee State Prison (10/23/18)

S.S., et al., v. City of Springfield, Massachusetts, et al. Statement of Interest of the United States | PDF -- This Statement of Interest was filed to clarify the proper interpretation of the Title II ADA claim at issue in this case involving children with mental health disabilities.  The Statement of Interest addresses the relationship between the ADA and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act ("IDEA") and further clarifies that the regulations at 28 C.F.R. § 35.130 directly execute the ADA's nondiscrimination mandate and give rise to a private right of action. (8/27/14)

State of Alabama Letter of Findings -- re: violations of Title II of the ADA in discriminating against and interfering with the rights of students with diabetes who use insulin and Glucagon (12/11/13) 

State of Colorado Peace Officers Standards and Training Board Settlement Agreement -- re: administration of licensing or certification services and provision of reasonable accommodation to qualified candidates for written examinations (3/19/08)

State of Idaho Settlement Agreement -- re: accessibility of the Idaho State Capitol's facilities, services, programs, and activities (5/18/15)

State of Louisiana Attorney Licensure System Settlement Agreement – re: bar admissions policies, practices, and procedures that impose unnecessary burdens on applicants with mental health disabilities (8/15/14)

State of Louisiana Attorney Licensure System Letter of Finding (Word) | PDF – re: violations of Title II of the ADA in discriminating against bar applicants with mental health disabilities by making unnecessary inquiries and imposing additional, unnecessary requirements and burdens (2/5/14)

Taxi Operated by [redacted] Settlement Agreement - re:  failure to provide taxi services to a person with vision impairments accompanied by a service animal (5/15/14)

The [REDACTED] Unified School District -- re: violation of the non-retaliation prohibition under the ADA, Title VI, and the EEOA (9/11/13)

Town of Bethlehem, Connecticut Settlement Agreement -- re: physical accessibility in two town facilities, including parking, entrances, signage, restroom facilities, and accessible routes (1/28/19)

Town of Gretna, VA, Settlement Agreement -- re: denial of zoning permit to a person seeking to serve individuals with disabilities in a private home (6/28/10)

Town of Lewisboro, NY, Settlement Agreement -- re: accessibility to services, programs, and activities by persons with disabilities (12/22/09)

Town of Rocky Hill, CT, Settlement Agreement -- re: reasonable modification of policies, practices, and procedures to enable a child with diabetes to participate in summer camp (5/1/12)

Town of Wolfeboro, NH, Settlement Agreement -- re: removal of physical barriers to provide full access to the town’s facilities by persons with mobility impairments and modification of policies, practices, and procedures to ensure the town’s programs, services, and activities are readily accessible and usable by individuals with disabilities (10/26/10)

Tulsa County Public Facilities Authority ("Expo Square") Settlement Agreement -- re: provision of accessible parking, availability of shuttle and transportation services and other physical changes to ensure that programs, services and activities at the Tulsa County Fairgrounds are readily accessible to and usable by persons with disabilities (5/12/11)

Union County, New Jersey Board of Elections Settlement Agreement -- re: provision of physically accessible polling places for individuals with mobility and vision disabilities (8/15/19)

University of Alabama at Birmingham Settlement Agreement -- re: agreement between US Attorney’s Office and state university to survey and bring into compliance architectural violations in its facilities (2/10/16)

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Medical School and School of Osteopathic Medicine Settlement Agreement - re: discriminatory exclusion of two applicants because they have Hepatitis B (3/8/13)

United States of America v. University of Michigan Consent Decree-- re: accessible seating in the university’s football stadium, modifications to ticketing policies, accessible parking, toilet rooms, accessible routes to and throughout the stadium, and other facilities and services at the stadium  (3/10/08)

Utah Department of Corrections Settlement Agreement -- re: effective communication for inmates who are deaf or hard of hearing (1/28/19)

Virgin Islands Bureau of Motor Vehicles Settlement Agreement – re:  modification of policies and procedures regarding vehicle registration and tinted windows for persons with a disability (11/2/15)

Virgin Islands Department of Public Works (VITRAN) Letter of Findings -- re: violations of Title II of the ADA by operating a fixed-route bus system that is not readily accessible to and usable by individuals with disabilities, and a complementary paratransit system, VITRAN Plus, that fails to provide service that is comparable to the level of designated public transportation services provide to individuals without disabilities using the system (11/14/14)

Virgin Islands Board of Elections Letter of Findings – re: violations of Title II of the ADA in discriminating against voters with disabilities by failing to select accessible facilities to be used as polling places (10/14/14)

Wallingford Police Department Settlement Agreement -- re: effective communication for people who are deaf or hard of hearing in Wallingford, Connecticut under title II of the ADA (8/18/15)

Washington Metropolitan Airports Authority Settlement Agreement -- re: new construction, alterations, and program accessibility at Ronald Reagan National Airport's accessible parking facilities (10/31/07)

Washington State Health Care Authority Settlement Agreement -- re: an agreement to greatly improve method of administering sign language interpreters for Medicaid appointments (6/12/18)

Williams v. the City of New York

Statement of Interest of the United States of America | PDF
This Statement of Interest was filed to clarify that Title II of the ADA applies to "on the street" police encounters which are "services, programs or activities" covered by Title II of the ADA and therefore require that public entities, such as the NYPD, must provide auxiliary aids and services and make reasonable modifications to accommodate an individual's disability. (3/9/15)

XL Center Settlement Agreement -- re: barrier removal and modification of ticketing policies at an arena (6/28/13)

TITLE III

HIV/AIDS -- HIV/AIDS Litigation
Barrier-Free Health Care Initiative -- Access to Medical Care Litigation

United States v. 30 Hop Restaurant Consent Decree -- re: compliance with new construction requirements, including accessible routes between floors, at a multi-story restaurant and bar (9/19/16)

Complaint (9/19/16)

360 Federal Credit Union Settlement Agreement -- re: provision of auxiliary aids and services to ensure effective communication for individuals at a credit union (2/11/16)

800 North Charles Street Limited Partnership, LLLP and Palamino Corporation (Donna's restaurant, Baltimore, MD) Settlement Agreement -- re: removal of architectural barriers, including installation of an inclined platform lift, in a restaurant (9/17/09)

1015 Folsom Night Club Settlement Agreement -- re: night club to allow individuals with allergies to bring in epi-pens (7/16/18)

Addams Tavern Settlement Agreement -- re: removal of architectural barriers at a restaurant (4/5/18)

United States v. Advanced Eye Care Associates Consent Decree – re: provision of auxiliary aids and services to insure effective communication for patients at the eye care center (6/14/06)

Advanced Plastic Surgery Solutions Settlement Agreement -- re: denial of procedure by cosmetic and reconstructive surgeon because patient has HIV (12/6/17)

Amtrak (National Railroad Passenger Corporation) Letter of Finding | PDF – re: failure to make existing station facilities in its intercity rail transportation system, for which it is responsible, accessible (6/10/15)

Alexandria Country Day School Settlement Agreement – re: refusal to modify policies for effective diabetes care management in private school (6/1/11)

Alliance NY, LLC Settlement Agreement -- re: architectural accessibility of neighborhood businesses for persons with mobility impairments (9/30/14)

Alltour of America, Inc. Settlement Agreement– re: company must comply with all requirements of accessible service and operations, provide training to all employees and contractors about the requirements of the ADA, and file required annual reports (9/18/12)

Altamarea, LLC Settlement Agreement -- re: making goods and services at a restaurant available to people with disabilities (8/19/15)

AM2PM Childcare Learning Center Settlement Agreement– re: making reasonable modifications to ensure that children with disabilities, including Down syndrome, have full and equal opportunity to participate in and benefit from the center's programs (5/21/12)

United States v. AMC Entertainment, Inc, et al. Consent Order – re: consent decree (subject to court approval) to improve wheelchair and companion seating at AMC’s existing and acquired stadium-style theaters nationwide, establish design requirements for future construction theaters, and require payment of civil penalties and compensatory damages (11/23/10)

American Asia Express, Inc. Letter of Resolution – re: requirement that an over-the-road bus company file required annual reports with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (11/10/11)

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Settlement Agreement -- re: provision of testing accommodations for individuals who are blind or have low vision (4/1/19)

Anova Center for Education (ACE) Settlement Agreement -- re: discriminatory practice of unnecessary and inappropriate reliance on classroom exclusion and restraint to manage the behavior of children with disabilities in violation of Title III of the ADA (1/9/20)

Aqua Turf Club Settlement Agreement – re: architectural barriers in a banquet facility, primarily in the toilet rooms (5/22/12)

Arizona v. Harkins Amusement Enterprises, Inc. Appellate Brief for the United States as Amicus Curiae supporting appellants and urging reversal – re: closed captions and video description as auxiliary aids in movie theaters (2/6/09)

Arizona Interscholastic Association, Inc. Settlement Agreement – re: providing appropriate auxiliary aids and services, including sign language interpreters, to persons who are deaf or hard of hearing who participate in interscholastic extracurricular activities (3/30/12)

Arizona State University Settlement Agreement – re: accessibility of electronic book readers to individuals with vision disabilities (1/8/10)

Arlington-Mansfield Area YMCA Settlement Agreement -- re: YMCA refused to provide daily insulin injections to a child with type one diabetes, which left him unable to attend the summer day camp program, in violation of title III of the ADA (2/24/16)

Arrowhead Regional Medical Center Settlement Agreement -- re: provision of auxiliary aids and services, including sign language interpreters, to patients and companions who are deaf to ensure effective communication in a hospital (7/2016)

Arshad Pervez, M.D.: re: provision of auxiliary aids and services to ensure effective communication for patients at the professional office of a healthcare provider. (7/14/15)

Fire Artisan Pizza Settlement Agreement -- re: making goods and services at a restaurant available to people with disabilities (6/2/17)

Associated Foot & Ankle Centers of Northern Virginia, PC Settlement Agreement-- re: provision of auxiliary aids and services, including sign language interpreters, to persons who are deaf to ensure effective communication in specialty medical care offices (10/9/14)

Astria Health Settlement Agreement -- re: provision of auxiliary aids and services to ensure effective communication for patients at medical facilities operated by Astria Health (1/17/18)

Athena Health Care Systems Settlement Agreement -- eliminating discriminatory barriers to treatment on the basis of disability for individuals with Opioid Use Disorder (OUD), in particular with respect to the use of medically assisted treatment (9/16/19)

Atlanta's John Marshall Law School Settlement Agreement – re: agreement to cease using the Law School Admission Council electronic application process for the Fall 2012 application cycle unless it is accessible to and usable by applicants who are blind (4/26/11)

Atlantis Events, LLC Settlement Agreement -- re: agreement to provide interpreters or other aids to ensure effective communication when traveling to persons who are deaf (2/20/18)

Ault v. Walt Disney World Co. Objections of Amicus Curiae United States to Proposed Disney Class Action Settlement Agreement| PDF(3/12/09)

Aurora Health Care Settlement Agreement -- re: denial of medical treatment to two patients with HIV (7/21/17)

Autobuses Ejecutivos, L.L.C. DBA Omnibus Express, Houston, TX, Consent Agreement| Press Release  – re: failure to lease accessible vehicles and meet requirements that 50 percent of a private carrier's fleet be accessible (3/9/11)

Autobuses Zacatecanos, Inc. Letter of Resolution– re: requirement that an over-the-road bus company file required annual reports with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (11/22/11)

Bar-T Year Round Programs for Kids Settlement Agreement -- re: making reasonable modifications to ensure that children with disabilities, including children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, have the full and equal opportunity to participate in and benefit from Bar-T’s before and after school care programs and camp programs (10/10/17) 

Barter Foundation, Abingdon, VA, Settlement Agreement-- re: new construction, alterations, and removal of architectural barriers to provide access to historic theater facilities and surrounding grounds (10/22/08)

Beach Babies Learning Center, LLC Settlement Agreement – re: making reasonable modifications to ensure that children with disabilities, including autism, have full and equal opportunity to participate in and benefit from the center's programs (6/28/11)

The Beachcomber Resort Settlement Agreement -- re: settlement agreement requiring removal of architectural barriers in Avalon, NJ hotel (12/15/17)

Becker Paramount Fee LLC Settlement Agreement -- re: removal of architectural and communication barriers to provide access to guest rooms and common elements (11/27/06)

Beginning Montessori Academy Settlement Agreement– re: preschool required to provide children with disabilities, including autism, an equal opportunity to participate in all programs, services, or activities (5/17/11)

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Settlement Agreement– re: compliance with new construction and alterations requirements and removal of architectural barriers to provide access to medical center facilities (10/22/09)

Bethesda Memorial Hospital Settlement Agreement– re: effective communication in a hospital setting (5/5/06)

Big Bear Marina Settlement Agreement -- re: refusal to rent a jet ski to a deaf family because of their deafness (5/29/13)

Bio-Medics, Orange, CA, Settlement Agreement-- re: modification of policies, practices, and procedures to permit individuals with disabilities to donate plasma (4/8/09)

Birdsall Ice Cream Co. Settlement Agreement -- re: voluntary compliance agreement requiring removal of architectural barriers in Mason City, IA restaurant (2/16/17)

Bistro Savannah Restaurant (Bistro) and Garibaldi's Restaurant Settlement Agreement– re: making goods and services at a restaurant available to people with mobility disabilities (2/8/08)

Blockbuster Inc. Settlement Agreement – re: equal access for persons with disabilities, including persons who use service animals (7/19/10)

Bloomington Montessori School Settlement Agreement -- re: alleged discrimination by failure to provide reasonable modifications for student with disabilities at private Montessori school facility (8/12/19)

Blue Smoke LLC Settlement Agreement -- re: settlement agreement requiring removal of architectural barriers in New York City restaurant (4/10/14)

Budget Saver Corporation D/B/A Budget Saver Motel Settlement Agreement – re: reasonable modification of policies, practices and procedures to permit full and equal access to hotel facilities by disabled guests who use service animals and not subjecting guests with service animals to the hotel's "pet policy" (1/27/12)

Bumble Bee Palace Infant and Toddler Care Center Settlement Agreement – re: modification of policies, practices, or procedures at a day-care center (9/22/06)

Burke Professional Center Condominium Association Settlement Agreement -- re: architectural accessibility of common areas for persons with mobility impairments (12/22/15)

California Aquatics Settlement Agreement – re: denial of membership to a high school student to participate in aquatic field trips based on her identification as a Type I diabetic (1/14/14)

Calvary Baptist Church and Hotel Salisbury Incorporated Settlement Agreement – re: removal of architectural and communication barriers to provide access to guest rooms and common elements (10/11/06)

Camelot Child Development Center Settlement Agreement -- re: a child care program excluding a child with Down syndrome from field trips, and threatening to expel her from the program, because of her developmental delays (11/27/13)

Camp Bravo Settlement Agreement – re: making reasonable modifications to policies, practices, or procedures, including administration of the emergency medication Diastat, to ensure that a child with epilepsy has full and equal opportunity to participate in a Maryland camp’s programs (6/24/15)

Camp Tree Tops Settlement Agreement -- re: reasonable modification of policies, practices, and procedures to enable a child with diabetes to participate in a residential summer camp (9/27/16)

Camp Winnewald Settlement Agreement -- re: refusal to modify policies for effective diabetes care management in a summer day camp (6/5/15)

Campus Inn and Bell Tower Hotels Settlement Agreement -- re: removal of architectural and communication barriers, alterations, and modifications to policies, practices and procedures to provide access to guest rooms and common elements (6/3/14)

Cardinal Coach Line Letter of Resolution – re: requirement that an over-the-road bus company file required annual reports with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (11/10/11)

Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital Settlement Agreement -- re: resolves complaints that Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital failed to provide effective communication, including sign language interpreters, to patients who are deaf or hard of hearing.  The Settlement Agreement requires the Respondent to modify its policies and procedures to provide effective communication, provide training to staff, and compensate the complainants with money damages.  (12/5/18)

Carl R. Bieber, Inc. D/B/A/ Bieber Tourways Settlement Agreement -- re: agreement requiring an over-the-road bus company comply with its obligation to make its fleet of buses for its fixed route service wheelchair accessible (8/9/17)

United States v. Carmine's Broadway Feast Consent Decree -- re: consent decree requiring removal of architectural barriers in multiple New York City locations of a restaurant chain (11/8/13)

Carmine's Broadway Feast Complaint (10/30/13)

Carnival Corporation Settlement Agreement -- re: removal of architectural and communication barriers to provide access on cruise ships (7/23/15)

Case Western Reserve University Letter of Resolution– re: accessibility of electronic book readers to individuals with vision disabilities (1/13/10)

Castles N' Coasters Inc. Settlement Agreement– re: alterations and removal of architectural barriers in an amusement park and prohibition of waivers and releases that may single out individuals on the basis of disability (3/16/10)

CDL West 45th Street, LLC (Renaissance New York Hotel) Settlement Agreement -- re: removal of architectural and communication barriers to provide access to guest rooms and common elements (4/8/11)

Cedar Grill Restaurant Settlement Agreement -- re: voluntary compliance agreement requiring removal of architectural barriers in Cedar Falls, IA restaurant (7/19/17)

Central DuPage Hospital, Winfield, IL, Settlement Agreement– re: provision of appropriate auxiliary aids and services, including interpreters, for deaf and hard of hearing patients and companions where necessary to ensure effective communication at a hospital (10/6/08)

Chariot Transit, Inc. Settlement Agreement --re: agreement to operate sufficient vehicles that are readily accessible to and useable by individuals with disabilities, including individuals who use wheelchairs (11/6/17)

Charlotte Radiology Settlement Agreement -- re: to ensure equal access to individuals with mobility impairments (8/13/18)

Charlwell Operating, LLC Settlement Agreement -- re: eliminating discriminatory barriers to treatment on the basis of disability for individuals with Opioid Use Disorder (OUD), in particular with respect to the use of medically assisted treatment (5/10/18)

Chatham University Settlement Agreement – re: removing physical barriers to access, requirements for alterations, and modifying policies and practices to continue to ensure that classes, programs, and services are accessible (12/9/08)

City Cab Settlement Agreement – re: transportation of customers and their service animals  (3/27/06)

City of Detroit Settlement Agreement -- reasonable modifications to policies, practices or procedures to ensure that children with disabilities, and their parents,  may participate in all of the programs, services, or activities provided by a city recreation center, including allowing mother to help pre-school aged son with a disability to use locker room designated for opposite gender. (4/4/16)

City of Española Settlement Agreement -- re: agreement bars employer from conducting medical examinations or making disability-related inquiries before a conditional offer of employment is made to applicants and requires employer to conduct training and designate an individual to address ADA compliance. (3/10/15)

City of Kerrville, TX, and Playhouse 2000 (Cailloux Theater) Settlement Agreement -- re: provision of companion fixed seats for the wheelchair seating locations; wheelchair seating locations that provide a choice of admission prices; a reservations policy; correction of other violations of the ADA Standards; and payment of compensatory damages (10/26/10)

City of NY and Richmond University Medical Center Statement of Interest (Word) | PDF -- re: failure to provide qualified sign language interpreters and other auxiliary aids and services to ensure effective communication  to mother who is deaf when her son was being treated in the hospital’s emergency room (9/26/16)

City of Parowan Settlement Agreement -- re: agreement bars employer from conducting medical examinations or making disability-related inquiries before a conditional offer of employment is made to applicants and requires employer to conduct training, designate an individual to address ADA compliance, and make its online employment opportunities website conform with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0. (3/31/15)

CJ Spa Group, Inc. Settlement Agreement -- re: alleged exclusion of an individual with a disability from a spa because the individual was blind (7/9/19)

Claremore VFW and Auxiliary 2976 Settlement Agreement -- re: reasonable modification of policies, practices and procedures to ensure equal access to a lounge for individuals with disabilities who use service animals (2/6/18)

Claudio's Trips, Inc. Settlement Agreement -- re: accessible service and operations of an over-the-road bus company to ensure that persons with disabilities have available to them accessible transportation and services from trained employees and contractors (12/6/11)

Clifford B. Hearn, Jr. and Clifford B. Hearn, Jr., P.A. Settlement Agreement -- re: provision of sign language interpreters and other effective communication at an attorney's office (5/29/08)

Cobble Hill Restaurant Settlement Agreement -- re: voluntary compliance agreement requiring removal of architectural barriers in Cedar Falls, IA restaurant (6/6/17)

Cohen and Jaffe, LLC Settlement Agreement -- re: provision of appropriate auxiliary aids and services, including qualified interpreters, by a law office (6/30/06)

Cold Stone Creamery Settlement Agreement -- re: voluntary compliance agreement requiring removal of architectural barriers in Sioux City, IA restaurant (12/16/16)

College Square Mall, Cedar Falls, IA, Settlement Agreement– re: removal of architectural barriers at a shopping mall (6/29/07)

Colorado College Settlement Agreement -- re: Colorado College to improve access for persons with disabilities (8/3/06)

Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition v. Abercrombie & Fitch