Tag: Americans With Disabilities Act

Disability Rights Florida Sues Florida Department of Corrections for Breach of Settlement Agreement Protecting Incarcerated People with Physical Disabilities

Thursday, December 05, 2019

Disability Rights Florida, Florida’s federally-funded Protection and Advocacy organization for individuals with disabilities, has brought suit against the Florida Department of Corrections (FDC) over its systemic…

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Why are some Florida medical offices denying American Sign Language interpreters for patients who are deaf?

Wednesday, May 08, 2019

All too often, Disability Rights Florida is involved in individual complaints related to medical offices refusing to provide interpreters for patients who are deaf. The Americans…

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Advocacy Groups Sue State of Florida for Violating the Americans with Disabilities Act

Thursday, December 13, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 12, 2018
Contact: Vanessa Barrington, (415) 505-0116
vbarrington@justiceinaging.org

A class action lawsuit filed today against Florida’s…

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Disability Rights Florida Settles Landmark Lawsuit Against Florida Department of Corrections for Systemic Violations of Disability Laws

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

July 7, 2017, TALLAHASSEE – Disability Rights Florida, Florida’s federally funded Protection and Advocacy organization for individuals with disabilities, has settled an historic federal lawsuit against…

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Disability Advocates Pursue Action Against Jacksonville Zoning Restrictions

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

An area zoning ordinance discriminates against those with mental illness, claims a federal lawsuit filed last week by Disability Rights Florida, the state’s  designated protection…

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