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Case Name National Association of the Deaf v. Netflix DR-MA-0005
Docket / Court NO. 11-CV-30168-MAP ( D. Mass. )
State/Territory Massachusetts
Case Type(s) Disability Rights-Pub. Accom.
Attorney Organization Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund (DREDF)
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Content of Injunction
Goals and Timekeeping
Monitoring
Reasonable Accommodation
Recordkeeping
Reporting
Training
Defendant-type
Movie Theater or Other Entertainment facility
Retailer
Disability
Hearing impairment
Discrimination-basis
Disability (inc. reasonable accommodations)
General
Access to public accommodations - privately owned
Barrier Removal
Effective Communication (ADA)
Reasonable Accommodations
Reasonable Modifications
Plaintiff Type
Non-profit NON-religious organization
Private Plaintiff
Type of Facility
Non-government for profit
Causes of Action Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), 42 U.S.C. ยงยง 12111 et seq.
Defendant(s) Netflix, Inc.
Plaintiff Description Advocacy groups for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing and deaf and hard of hearing individuals.
Indexed Lawyer Organizations Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund (DREDF)
Class action status sought No
Class action status granted No
Filed Pro Se No
Prevailing Party Plaintiff
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief Attorneys fees
Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement
Source of Relief Settlement
Form of Settlement Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree
Order Duration 2012 - 2016
Filing Year 2011
Case Closing Year 2016
Case Ongoing No
Docket(s)
3:11-cv-30168-MAP (D. Mass.)
DR-MA-0005-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 04/19/2013
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
First Amended Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief [ECF# 19]
DR-MA-0005-0002.pdf | Detail
Date: 08/09/2011
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Notice of Motion to Dismiss First Amended Complaint (Or in the Alternative, Transfer to the Northern District of California); Memorandum of Points and Authorities [ECF# 22]
DR-MA-0005-0005.pdf | Detail
Date: 09/12/2011
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Statement of Interest of the United States of America in Opposition to Defendant's Motion to Dismiss First Amended Complaint [ECF# 24]
DR-MA-0005-0006.pdf | Detail
Date: 10/03/2011
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Memorandum and Order Regarding Defendant's Motion to Dismiss Amended Complaint [ECF# 32] (2011 WL 5519883) (D. Mass.)
DR-MA-0005-0004.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Date: 11/10/2011
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Netflix, Inc.'s Notice of Motion and Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings; Memorandum of Points and Authorities [ECF# 43]
DR-MA-0005-0003.pdf | Detail
Date: 05/01/2012
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Statement of Interest of the United States of America in Opposition to Defendant's Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings [ECF# 45]
DR-MA-0005-0007.pdf | Detail
Date: 05/15/2012
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Plaintiffs' Opposition to Defendant's Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings [ECF# 46]
DR-MA-0005-0008.pdf | Detail
Date: 06/11/2012
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Memorandum and Order Regarding Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings [ECF# 52] (2012 WL 2343666) (D. Mass.)
DR-MA-0005-0001.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Date: 06/19/2012
Consent Decree (D. Mass.)
DR-MA-0005-0009.pdf | Detail
Date: 10/09/2012
Source: Plaintiffs' counsel
Netflix and National Association of the Deaf (NAD) Reach Historic Agreement to Provide 100% Closed Captions in On-Demand Streaming Content Within Two Years
DR-MA-0005-0010.pdf | Detail
Date: 10/09/2012
Source: Plaintiffs' counsel
Consent Decree [ECF# 88] (D. Mass.)
DR-MA-0005-0011.pdf | Detail
Date: 10/09/2012
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Judges Ponsor, Michael Adrian (D. Mass.)
DR-MA-0005-0001 | DR-MA-0005-0004 | DR-MA-0005-0009 | DR-MA-0005-0011 | DR-MA-0005-9000
Plaintiff's Lawyers Davidson, Joshua (California)
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Lanvers, Charlotte L. (District of Columbia)
DR-MA-0005-0002 | DR-MA-0005-0008 | DR-MA-0005-0009 | DR-MA-0005-0011 | DR-MA-0005-9000
Lee, Bill Lann (California)
DR-MA-0005-0002 | DR-MA-0005-0008 | DR-MA-0005-0009 | DR-MA-0005-0011 | DR-MA-0005-9000
Mayerson, Arlene Brynne (California)
DR-MA-0005-0002 | DR-MA-0005-0008 | DR-MA-0005-0009 | DR-MA-0005-0010 | DR-MA-0005-0011 | DR-MA-0005-9000
Netski, Christine M. (Massachusetts)
DR-MA-0005-0002 | DR-MA-0005-0008 | DR-MA-0005-0009 | DR-MA-0005-0011 | DR-MA-0005-9000
Seligman, Brad (California)
DR-MA-0005-0002 | DR-MA-0005-0009 | DR-MA-0005-0011 | DR-MA-0005-9000
Wakschlag, Shira T. (California)
DR-MA-0005-0002 | DR-MA-0005-0008 | DR-MA-0005-0009 | DR-MA-0005-0011 | DR-MA-0005-9000
Worthman, Catha (California)
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Defendant's Lawyers Harper, Jacob M. (California)
DR-MA-0005-0003 | DR-MA-0005-0005 | DR-MA-0005-0009 | DR-MA-0005-0011 | DR-MA-0005-9000
McDowell, David F. (California)
DR-MA-0005-0003 | DR-MA-0005-0005 | DR-MA-0005-0009 | DR-MA-0005-0011 | DR-MA-0005-9000
O'Neill, Julie G. (District of Columbia)
DR-MA-0005-9000
Other Lawyers Hill, Eve L. (District of Columbia)
DR-MA-0005-0006 | DR-MA-0005-0007
Jacobs, Gretchen E. (District of Columbia)
DR-MA-0005-0006
Maisels, Amanda (District of Columbia)
DR-MA-0005-0007 | DR-MA-0005-9000
Nichol, Allison (District of Columbia)
DR-MA-0005-0006 | DR-MA-0005-0007
Ortiz, Carmen M. (Massachusetts)
DR-MA-0005-0006 | DR-MA-0005-0007
Perez, Thomas E. (District of Columbia)
DR-MA-0005-0006 | DR-MA-0005-0007

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