ORLANDO – A legally blind man alleges kiosks at the Orlando International Airport are inaccessible to the visually impaired.
Juan Carlos Gil filed a complaint on behalf of on his own behalf, and on behalf of all other individuals similarly situated on April 3 in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, Orlando Division against Greater Orlando Aviation Authority alleging violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that the Best Buy kiosks used at the Orlando International Airport use a visual, touch-screen interface that is not accessible to the visually impaired.
The plaintiff holds Greater Orlando Aviation Authority responsible because the defendant allegedly failed to provide alternative means to assist the visually impaired and blind customers.
The plaintiff seeks judgment against defendant, injunctive and declaratory relief; statutory, compensatory and punitive damages; attorney's fees; expenses; and costs. He is represented by Scott R. Dinin of Scott R. Dinin PA in Miami.
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, Orlando Division Case number 6:17-cv-00592