- Name: Chris Langer
- Filing date: October 15, 2020
- State of filing: California
- Name: LOS ANGELES MOTORS
- Website: www.lacdjr.com
- Industry: Automobile
- Summary: Los Angeles Motors is a new and used automobile dealership in Southern California.
On October 15, 2020, Chris Langer filed a Complaint in California State court against LOS ANGELES MOTORS. Plaintiff Chris Langer alleges that www.lacdjr.com is not accessible per the WCAG 2.1 accessibility standard(s).
Plaintiff alleges issues in its Complaint including the following:
- When Plaintiff attempted to view video content on the Website, he discovered that the videos lacked closed captioning, which made him unable to fully understand and consume the contents of the videos.
- Plaintiff experienced difficulty and discomfort in attempting to view videos including: “Silver 2019 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited $35,995 STOCK#: PL00546R VIN#: 1C4HJXDG7KW597468”, “Silver 2019 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited $34,995 STOCK#: PL00542R VIN#: 1C4HJXDG9KW577710”, “Dark Gray Certified Used 2018 Dodge Challenger SXT Coupe 8-Speed Automatic w/OD STOCK#: L105356A VIN#: 2C3CDZAGXJH200130”, “New 2020 Jeep Gladiator $61,620, STOCK#: L105826 VIN#: 1C6JJTEG2LL203846” and “New 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee (Black) STOCK#: L105154 VIN#: 1C4RJEAG8LC355577”. As a result of this inaccessibility he was deterred from further use of the Website.
Plaintiff asserts the following cause(s) of action in its Complaint:
- VIOLATION OF THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990
- VIOLATION OF THE UNRUH CIVIL RIGHTS ACT
Plaintiff seeks the following relief by way of its Complaint:
- A Declaratory Judgment that at the commencement of this action Defendants were in violation of the requirements of the ADA due to Defendants’ failures to take action to ensure that its websites were fully accessible to and independently usable by hearing-impaired individuals, including providing closed-captioning on all video content containing audio elements.
- Pursuant to 42 U.S.C § 12181, a preliminary and permanent injunction enjoining Defendants from violating the ADA with respect to its website.
- Damages under the Unruh Civil Rights Act § 511, which provides for actual damages and a statutory minimum of $4,000 for each offense.
- Reasonable attorney fees, litigation expenses and costs of suit, pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 12205; and Cal. Civ. Code § 52.