- Name: Aishia Petersen
- Filing date: January 19, 2021
- State of filing: Florida
- Name: Circle K Stores
- Website: www.circkek.com
- Industry: Consumer Goods
- Summary: Circle K Stores are a chain of convenience stores offering a wide array of food, snacks, gasoline, lottery tickets, and related products.
On January 19, 2021, Aishia Petersen filed a Complaint in Florida Federal court against Circle K Stores. Plaintiff Aishia Petersen alleges that www.circkek.com is not accessible per the WCAG 2.0, WCAG 2.1 accessibility standard(s).
Plaintiff alleges issues in its Complaint including the following:
- First page featured deals and images have no label readable by screen-reader.
- Menu bar (red bar with: Reward, Deals, Mobile ID and Check In) have no labels readable by Voiceover.
- Multiple deals “Froster”, “Made to Go” have the same id label announcing, “own products”.
- Fleet cards links app to website.
- First page banners, logo don’t have audio (labels) for screen-reader.
- Under sign-up birthday calendar do not work with Voiceover and gender button do not work with Voiceover.
- Multiple issues connecting to store Location, and My Account.
- The CIRCLE K mobile application is substantially inaccessible for blind persons.
Plaintiff asserts the following cause(s) of action in its Complaint:
42 USC 12182 Americans with Disabilities Act
Plaintiff seeks the following relief by way of its Complaint:
- That the Court issue a Declaratory Judgment that determines that the Defendants' website at the commencement of the subject lawsuit is in violation of Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act, 42 U.S.C. § 12181 et seq.
- That the Court enter an Order directing Defendants to continually update and maintain their computer version of the defendant’s website and Jo-Ann’s website to ensure that it remains fully accessible to and usable by visually impaired individuals;
- That the Court issue an Injunctive relief order directing Defendant to alter their website to make it accessible to, and useable by, individuals with disabilities to the full extent required by Title III of the ADA;
- That the Court enter an Order directing Defendant to evaluate and neutralize their policies and procedures towards persons with disabilities for such reasonable time so as to allow Defendants to undertake and complete corrective procedures;
- That the Court enter an award of attorney’s fees, costs and litigation expenses pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 12205; and Title III of the ADA Section 36.505.