- Name: Raymond T. Mahlberg
- Filing date: October 4, 2020
- State of filing: Florida
- Name: Hanesbrands, Inc.
- Website: www.hanes.com
- Industry: Apparel
- Summary: Hanesbrands sells undergarments, socks, apparel, and accessories under the Hanes name brand.
On October 4, 2020, Raymond T. Mahlberg filed a Complaint in Florida Federal court against Hanesbrands, Inc.. Plaintiff Raymond T. Mahlberg alleges that www.hanes.com is not accessible per the WCAG 2.0, WCAG 2.1 accessibility standard(s).
Plaintiff alleges issues in its Complaint including the following:
- Find out about HANES women clothing available online or at the store; since Plaintiff appreciates and purchases clothing on a regular basis
- Locate HANES’ stores near Plaintiff’s home;
- Learn about buying HANES’ sleepwear;
- Plaintiff attempted to locate an “Accessibility Notice” on Defendant’s computer website which would direct him to a webpage with contact information for disabled individuals who have questions, concerns, or who are having difficulties communicating with the business. However, Plaintiff was unable to do so because no such link or notice was provided on Defendant’s website.
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.