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Case Name Safeway POS Agreement DR-CA-0013
Docket / Court NA ( No Court )
State/Territory California
Case Type(s) Disability Rights-Pub. Accom.
Attorney Organization Law Office of Lainey Feingold
Case Summary
In 2006, blind and visually impaired persons entered into structured negotiations with Safeway, Inc. On September 30, 2006, the parties entered into a settlement agreement.

Under the terms of the agreement, Safeway agreed to make changes in all of its United States locations so that ... read more >
In 2006, blind and visually impaired persons entered into structured negotiations with Safeway, Inc. On September 30, 2006, the parties entered into a settlement agreement.

Under the terms of the agreement, Safeway agreed to make changes in all of its United States locations so that blind people can pay for things with payment cards and enter PINs. In order to accomplish that, Safeway would install payment devices with keys that a person can feel. Affected stores included Safeway, Vons, Randalls, Tom Thumb, Genuardi's, Pavilions, Dominick's, Pak'n Save Foods, and Carrs stores.

Kristen Sagar - 05/12/2009


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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
Causes of Action Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), 42 U.S.C. ยงยง 12111 et seq.
Defendant(s) Safeway Inc.
Plaintiff Description individuals who are blind or have visual impairments
Indexed Lawyer Organizations Law Office of Lainey Feingold
Class action status sought No
Class action status granted No
Prevailing Party Plaintiff
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement
Source of Relief Settlement
Form of Settlement Private Settlement Agreement
Order Duration 2006 - n/a
Case Closing Year 2006
Case Ongoing No
Docket(s)
No docket sheet currently in the collection
General Documents
Settlement Agreement 09/30/2006
DR-CA-0013-0001.pdf | External Link | Detail
Document Source: Lainey Feingold website
Safeway POS Press Release 10/31/2006
DR-CA-0013-0002.pdf | Detail
Document Source: Lainey Feingold website
Judges None on record
Monitors/Masters None on record
Plaintiff's Lawyers Dardarian, Linda M. (California)
DR-CA-0013-0001
Feingold, Lainey (California)
DR-CA-0013-0001
Defendant's Lawyers Terheyden, William F. (California)
DR-CA-0013-0001
Other Lawyers None on record

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