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Date: 01-18-2024

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Steven Mitchell v. Ahmad M. Salem

Case Number: 3:23-cv-01214

Judge: Aleta A. Trauger

Court: United States District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee (Davidson County)

Plaintiff's Attorney:

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Defendant's Attorney: No appearance

Description: Nashville, Tennessee civil rights lawyer represented the Plaintiff who sued the Defendant on an Americans with Disabilities Act violation theory.

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a landmark piece of legislation in the United States that prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities. It ensures equal opportunity in various aspects of life, including:

Employment: Employers cannot discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities in hiring, firing, promotions, or other employment opportunities.
Public accommodations: Businesses and organizations that are open to the public must provide equal access and opportunity to individuals with disabilities. This includes removing physical barriers, providing reasonable accommodations, and offering communication options like sign language interpreters.
Transportation: Public transportation services must be accessible to individuals with disabilities, including wheelchair ramps, lifts, and designated seating.
Telecommunications: Communication services like phone calls and websites must be accessible to individuals with disabilities, including text-to-speech and speech-to-text options.

Additionally, the ADA is divided into different titles:

Title I: Employment
Title II: Public Transportation
Title III: Public Accommodations and Services Operated by Private Entities
Title IV: Telecommunications

Understanding the ADA's reach and protections is crucial for both individuals with disabilities and the entities covered by the law. It fosters an inclusive and equitable society where everyone has the opportunity to thrive.

Here are some helpful resources for further information:

The U.S. Department of Justice ADA website:
The National Disability Rights Network:
The American Disability Association:

Outcome: Notice of voluntary dismissal.

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