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Steve Gold
Steve Gold is a disability rights lawyer in private practice in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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1 Boyd v. Mullins
2:10-cv-688-MEF-TFM (M.D. Ala.)
Filed 08/12/2010 - Closed 2012
Alabama Medicaid Agency
Disability Rights-Pub. Accom.
Public Benefits / Government Services
PB-AL-0003
Coding Complete
Plaintiff filed this lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Alabama, against the Alabama Medicaid Agency, on August 12, 2010, alleging that the denial of home-based Medicaid services as opposed to institution-based services violated the ADA and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. The Plaintiff was paralyzed from the ... [view]
2 Haddad v. Arnold
3:10-cv-00414-MMH-TEM (M.D. Fla.)
Filed 2010 - Closed 2011
Florida Agency for Health Care Administration
Disability Rights-Pub. Accom.
Public Benefits / Government Services
PB-FL-0009
Coding Complete
The Plaintiff in this case has been paralyzed from the chest down ever since an accident in 2007. She has limited mobility and manual dexterity, and thus requires some assistance in caring for herself carrying out daily activities. After her accident, she placed herself on the waitlist for Florida Medicaid's Traumatic Brain Injury/Spinal Cord ( ... [view]
3 Cruz v. Arnold
1:10-cv-23048-UU (S.D. Fla.)
Filed 2010 - Closed
Florida Agency for Health Care Administration
Disability Rights-Pub. Accom.
Public Benefits / Government Services
PB-FL-0010
Coding Complete
This case emerged from Haddad v. Arnold. With slightly differing facts from others in the proposed class in Haddad, plaintiffs Luis Cruz and Nigel de la Torre filed this separate complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida on April 15, 2011. The ... [view]
4 Pitts v. Greenstein
3:10-cv-00635-JJB-SCR (M.D. La.)
Filed 2010 - Closed
Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals
Disability Rights-Pub. Accom.
Public Benefits / Government Services
PB-LA-0001
Coding Complete
IN 2010, after Louisiana proposed a reduction in available nursing hours as part of Louisiana Medicaid's Long-Term Personal Care Services (LT-PCS) program, the plaintiffs filed this lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana. The named Plaintiffs, seeking to represent a class of similarly situated individuals with ... [view]
5 Jones v. Arnold
3:09-cv-01170-MMH-JRK (M.D. Fla.)
Filed 2009 - Closed 2011
Florida Agency for Health Care Administration
Disability Rights-Pub. Accom.
Public Benefits / Government Services
PB-FL-0012
Coding Complete
The plaintiff in this case, Jacqueline Jones, has quadriplegia as a result of a spinal cord injury and requires assistance in carrying out daily life activities due to her mobility impairment. For many years, her parents were able to care for her, but as they approach old age they no longer have the physical capacity to do so. Ms. Jones was on the ... [view]
6 Benjamin v. Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare
1:09-cv-01182-JEJ (M.D. Pa.)
Filed 2009 - Closed
Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare
Disability Rights-Pub. Accom.
Public Benefits / Government Services
PB-PA-0011
Coding Complete
Individuals with developmental disabilities residing in Pennsylvania's ICF/MR ("intermediate care facilities/intellectual disability") institutions filed this lawsuit claiming that they are inappropriately denied the opportunity to receive services in the community, in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act under the 1999 Supreme Court ... [view]
7 Long v. Benson
4:08-cv-00026 (N.D. Fla.)
Filed 01/15/2008 - Closed 2012
State of Florida
Disability Rights-Pub. Accom.
Public Benefits / Government Services
PB-FL-0004
Coding Complete
On January 15, 2008, a group of Medicaid-eligible adults with disabilities that were confined to a nursing-home facility filed a class action in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida under the ADA and the Rehabilitation Act against the state's Health Care Administration and Department of Elder Affairs. The plaintiffs, ... [view]
8 Crabtree v. Goetz
3:08-cv-00939 (M.D. Tenn.)
Filed 2008 - Closed 2010
Tennessee Department of Finance and Administration
Disability Rights-Pub. Accom.
Public Benefits / Government Services
PB-TN-0003
Davidson County
Coding Complete
On September 23, 2008 a group of disabled individuals who were receiving home-based care filed suit against the Tennessee Department of Finance and Administration and the Bureau of TennCare in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee. They alleged that the defendants were violating that Americans with Disabilities Act ... [view]
9 Disabled in Action of Pennsylvania v. Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority
2-03-cv-01577 (E.D. Pa.)
Filed 03/03/2003 - Closed 2013
Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority
Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority
Disability Rights-Pub. Accom.
DR-PA-0001
Philadelphia County
Coding Complete
On March 3, 2003, Disabled in Action of Pennsylvania (DIA) brought this action against the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) alleging that SEPTA violated the Americans with Disabilities Act, 42 U.S.C. § 12101 (ADA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, 29 U.S.C. § 794 (RA) after it completed two construction ... [view]
10 Birdsong v. Perdue
1:03-cv-00288 (N.D. Ga.)
Filed 01/31/2003 - Closed 2006
State of Georgia, Department of Community Health
Disability Rights-Pub. Accom.
Public Benefits / Government Services
PB-GA-0002
Coding Complete
On January 31, 2003, a group of disabled individuals who received or were going to receive Medicaid long-term care services in nursing facilities rather than in their own homes filed a lawsuit against the state of Georgia under the Americans with Disabilities Act, 42 U.S.C. §§ 12101-12213, § 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. § 79 ... [view]
11 Fisher v. Oklahoma Health Care Authority
4:02-cv-00762 (N.D. Okla.)
Filed 2002 - Closed
Oklahoma Health Care Authority
Disability Rights-Pub. Accom.
Public Benefits / Government Services
PB-OK-0002
Coding Complete
Several individuals with disabilities filed this lawsuit to challenge Oklahoma's proposed reduction in prescription drug coverage under its Home and Community Based Services Medicaid waiver. Each of the plaintiffs has a range of (largely physical) disabilities and would qualify for nursing home care, but is able to remain in the community due to ... [view]
12 Billy A. & Miss. Coalition for Citizens with Disabilities v. Lewis-Payton
3:02-cv-00475-HTW-JCS (S.D. Miss.)
Filed 2002 - Closed 2008
Mississippi Division of Medicaid
Disability Rights-Pub. Accom.
Public Benefits / Government Services
PB-MS-0001
Coding Complete
Five individuals with disabilities and the Mississippi Coalition for Citizens with Disabilities filed this class action lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi on May 17, 2002. The plaintiffs argued that they were unnecessarily institutionalized (or at risk of unnecessary institutionalization) due to a lack of ... [view]
13 ADAPT v. Philadelphia Housing Authority
98-cv-4609 (E.D. Pa.)
Filed 08/27/1998 - Closed
Philadelphia
Philadelphia Housing Authority
Public Housing
Disability Rights-Pub. Accom.
PH-PA-0001
Philadelphia
Coding Complete
On August 27, 1998, plaintiff, an advocacy group, filed this lawsuit under §504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 on behalf of persons with mobility impairments eligible for housing assistance from the Philadelphia Housing Authority (PHA). This action was filed against the PHA in the Philadelphia Division of the United States Court for the ... [view]
14 Kathleen S. v. Dept of Public Welfare
2:97-cv-06610 (E.D. Pa.)
Filed 10/27/1997 - Closed 1999
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Disability Rights-Pub. Accom.
Public Benefits / Government Services
PB-PA-0003
Coding Complete
On October 27, 1997, a group of individuals with mental illness who had been institutionalized at Haverford State Hospital ("HSH") filed a lawsuit against the state under the Americans with Disabilities Act ("ADA") in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. The plaintiffs, represented by legal services, asked the Court ... [view]
15 Helen L. v. DiDario
2:92-cv-06054-TON (E.D. Pa.)
Filed 1992 - Closed 1996
Albert DiDario
Norristown State Hospital
Disability Rights-Pub. Accom.
Public Benefits / Government Services
PB-PA-0008
Philadelphia
Coding Complete
Plaintiffs filed this lawsuit, an Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) challenge to the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare's refusal to provide them with in-home attendant care services rather than nursing home care, in the fall of 1992, in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. There were five plaintiffs in ... [view]
16 Ruth L. v. White
90-5562 (E.D. Pa.)
Filed 08/27/1990 - Closed 1996
Department of Public Welfare
Intellectual Disability (Facility)
Disability Rights-Pub. Accom.
ID-PA-0005
Coding Complete
On August 27, 1990, several individuals with intellectual disabilities, represented by attorneys for the Disabilities Law Project, filed a class action lawsuit against the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare [DPW] pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983 in U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania, challenging their continued confinement in ... [view]
17 Bonnie S. v. Drew Altman
87-3709 (D.N.J.)
Filed 09/10/1987 - Closed 1989
New Jersey Department of Human Services
Intellectual Disability (Facility)
ID-NJ-0001
Coding Complete
On September 10, 1987, six women with intellectual disabilities residing at the New Jersey Developmental Center, a state-run mental institution in Totowa, New Jersey, filed this lawsuit against the State on behalf of all New Jersey residents involuntarily confined to institutions, in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey. The ... [view]
18 Beehler v. Jeffes
3:83-cv-01024 (M.D. Pa.)
Filed 07/25/1983 - Closed 1993
PENNSYLVANIA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
Prison Conditions
PC-PA-0027
Lycoming County
Coding Complete
On July 25, 1983, the female inmates of the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections at Muncy filed a class action under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 against the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, Scranton Division. The plaintiffs, represented by attorneys from Women's Law Project and ... [view]
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