Brann & Isaacson Obtain Dismissal of Another Website Accessibility Case

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Brann & Isaacson lawyers, Peter Brann and Hannah Wurgaft, obtained dismissal of another website accessibility case filed in NY state court by Mizrahi Kroub, the law firm that has filed more of these types of cases in NY than any other law firm. This case had been filed in NY Supreme Court in Queens against...

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Brann & Isaacson Lawyers Get Another ADA Website Case Dismissed

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Brann & Isaacson lawyers Peter Brann and Hannah Wurgaft obtained dismissal of another ADA website case in the Southern District of New York. On behalf of Electric Bike Technologies, they obtained court permission to file a motion to dismiss. Faced with that motion, rather than continue with the case, the plaintiff’s counsel, Mars Khaimov, who...

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Brann & Isaacson Assists Another Client in Defeating an ADA Website Claim

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Brann & Isaacson lawyers Peter Brann and Hannah Wurgaft assisted Electric Bike Technologies Inc. to fight off another ADA website claim. Previously, they took over from other defense counsel in federal court and once they made it clear to Mizrahi Kroub that Electric Bike intended to fight the claim, opposing counsel allowed the case to...

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Brann & Isaacson Client Can Pursue Counterclaim in ADA Website “Settlement” Case

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On behalf of Electric Bike Technologies, Brann & Isaacson lawyers Peter Brann and Hannah Wurgaft largely prevailed on a motion to dismiss a counterclaim in New York state court. Mizrahi Kroub claimed Electric Bike had previously settled a federal Americans with Disabilities Act website case. Electric Bike vigorously disputed that it had settled the case,...

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B&I Lawyers Prevail in another ADA Website Case

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Brann & Isaacson lawyers Peter Brann and Hannah Wurgaft prevailed in another federal lawsuit claiming that a website was inaccessible under the ADA, this time in the Eastern District of New York on behalf of major internet retailer Crutchfield. The court agreed with them that the plaintiff lacked standing to bring the lawsuit and that...

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Brann & Isaacson Lawyers Obtain Dismissals of Two More ADA Website Accessibility Cases

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Brann & Isaacson lawyers, Peter Brann and Hannah Wurgaft, obtained dismissals in two more ADA website accessibility cases in New York and California, on behalf of TackleDirect and JP Boden. In the New York case, they filed a motion to dismiss, and the plaintiff’s counsel, Mizrahi Kroub, which files more of these cases in New York than anyone...

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Brann & Isaacson Brief Prompts Dismissal of Another ADA Website Accessibility Case

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Brann & Isaacson lawyers, Peter Brann and Hannah Wurgaft, filed a request to submit a “friend of the court” brief in support of a Texas donut shop that had been sued in New York claiming that its website was inaccessible to blind people. This lawsuit was one of about 2,000 such cases that have been filed in the...

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Brann & Isaacson Lawyers Obtain Quick Dismissal of ADA Website Accessibility Case

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Brann & Isaacson lawyers, Peter Brann and Hannah Wurgaft, filed a motion to dismiss an ADA website accessibility case on behalf of The Tack Room, a South Carolina company that sells equestrian equipment. This lawsuit was one of about 2,000 such cases that have been filed in the past year in New York. Less than...

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Brann & Isaacson Lawyers File Motion to Dismiss ADA Website Lawsuit

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Internet retailers and others have faced thousands of lawsuits across the country claiming that their websites are not accessible and thus violate the Americans with Disabilities Act. Because the plaintiffs usually price settlements at less than the cost of responding to the lawsuit, most companies settle them even though they believe their websites are accessible,...

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Peter Lowe Addresses Key Employment Law Concerns at Maine HR Convention

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Partner Peter Lowe addressed the Maine HR Convention in two timely presentations this month. In a presentation called, “Investigations and Your Questions,” Lowe and Toby Tiner of L.L. Bean discussed how the mundane challenges of day-to-day work conflicts can blossom into investigations that can end up in court and in the news. They addressed best...

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