The National Association of the Deaf and Gogo LLC Agree to Make Closed Captions Available on In-Flight Entertainment Systems

(Jan. 26, 2016) Deaf and hard of hearing airline passengers will soon have closed captioned, on-demand in-flight entertainment videos. The National Association of the Deaf (NAD), a non-profit civil rights organization of, by, and for deaf and hard of hearing individuals,…

CREEC in Court: Deaf Dad Sues Pueblo’s Parkview Medical Center Over Failure to Provide Interpreter

George Baca filed a lawsuit today against Parkview Medical Center of Pueblo, CO in the U.S. District Court in Colorado. The lawsuit asserts that Parkview denied Mr. Baca, who is deaf and communicates using American Sign Language, a sign language…

Wheelchair Users Sue Major Hotel Companies for Inaccessible Transportation

The Civil Rights Education and Enforcement Center (CREEC), along with three individuals who use wheelchairs for mobility, today filed federal class action lawsuits against three major hotel owner/operators, RLJ Lodging Trust, Hospitality Properties Trust, and Ashford Hospitality Trust, Inc.  Each…