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Case Name Target Point of Sale Settlement Agreement DR-CA-0021
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 2009, attorneys representing people who are blind or low vision entered into structured negotiations with Target Corporation regarding accommodations for blind and visually impaired customers. On May 14, 2009, the parties entered into a settlement agreement.

Under the terms of the ... read more >
In 2009, attorneys representing people who are blind or low vision entered into structured negotiations with Target Corporation regarding accommodations for blind and visually impaired customers. On May 14, 2009, the parties entered into a settlement agreement.

Under the terms of the settlement, Target agreed to make changes to its payment system, switching to a tactile device that would allow blind and visually impaired customers could use payment cards and enter PINs when checking out. Target is currently in the process of making this change.

Kristen Sagar - 05/16/2009


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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) Target Corporation
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 2009 - n/a
Case Closing Year n/a
Case Ongoing No
Docket(s)
No docket sheet currently in the collection
General Documents
Settlement Agreement 05/14/2009
DR-CA-0021-0001.pdf | External Link | Detail
Document Source: Lainey Feingold website
Press Release 05/14/2009
DR-CA-0021-0002.pdf | External Link | Detail
Document Source: Lainey Feingold website
Judges None on record
Monitors/Masters None on record
Plaintiff's Lawyers Dardarian, Linda M. (California)
DR-CA-0021-0001
Feingold, Lainey [Elaine] (California)
DR-CA-0021-0001
Defendant's Lawyers Naeve, Robert A (California)
DR-CA-0021-0001
Walbourn, Jason K (Minnesota)
DR-CA-0021-0001
Other Lawyers None on record

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