MIAMI – A blind man claims Papa John's website is not accessible to the visually impaired.
Gomez filed a complaint on
behalf of himself and all others similarly situated on March 28 in the
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida against Papa
John's International Inc. and Papa John's USA Inc. alleging violation of
the Americans with Disabilities Act.
According to the complaint,
the plaintiff alleges that the defendants' website does not properly
interact with screen-reader software used by visually impaired
individuals and the site does not offer any other type of accommodation.
He alleges this is in violation of the ADA.
seeks judgment against defendant, permanent injunction, an order certifying collective action,
appoint class representative and counsel, attorney's fees, and other
relief as the court deems just. He is represented by Anthony J. Perez
and Alfredo Garcia-Menocal of Garcia-Menocal & Perez PL in Miami.
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida Case number 1:17-cv-21155