Case: TCF Bank Talking ATM and Alternative Formats Settlement

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Filed Date: Oct. 1, 2008

Closed Date: 2008

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Case Summary

On October 1, 2008, the blind community, represented by Lainey Feingold and attorneys from Equip for Equality in Chicago entered into a settlement agreement with TCF Bank. The parties negotiated the settlement using structured negotiations.

Under the terms of the agreement, TCF agreed to install talking ATMs so that blind people could use the ATMs without assistance. The bank also agreed to provide headphones for blind people so that they could use the talking ATMs. Finally, the Bank agreed to give blind people information in Braille, large print, and audio formats.

Summary Authors

Kristen Sagar (5/11/2009)

People


Attorneys(s) for Plaintiff

Feingold, Lainey [Elaine] (California)

Peterson, Amy F. (Illinois)

Attorneys(s) for Defendant

Green, Joseph T. (Minnesota)

Karsky, Gloria (Minnesota)

Attorneys(s) for Plaintiff

Feingold, Lainey [Elaine] (California)

Peterson, Amy F. (Illinois)

Attorneys(s) for Defendant

Green, Joseph T. (Minnesota)

Karsky, Gloria (Minnesota)

Documents in the Clearinghouse

Document

Settlement Agreement

Oct. 1, 2008

Oct. 1, 2008

Settlement Agreement

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TCF Bank Talking ATM Press Release

TCF Bank ATM and Alternative Formats Settlement

Dec. 3, 2008

Dec. 3, 2008

Press Release

Resources

Docket

Last updated May 11, 2022, 8 p.m.

Docket sheet not available via the Clearinghouse.

Case Details

State / Territory: Illinois

Case Type(s):

Disability Rights

Key Dates

Filing Date: Oct. 1, 2008

Closing Date: 2008

Case Ongoing: No

Plaintiffs

Plaintiff Description:

blind and visually-impaired persons

Plaintiff Type(s):

Private Plaintiff

Attorney Organizations:

NDRN/Protection & Advocacy Organizations

Law Office of Lainey Feingold

Public Interest Lawyer: Yes

Filed Pro Se: No

Class Action Sought: No

Class Action Outcome: Not sought

Defendants

TCF Bank, Private Entity/Person

Case Details

Causes of Action:

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), 42 U.S.C. §§ 12111 et seq.

Special Case Type(s):

Out-of-court

Availably Documents:

Injunctive (or Injunctive-like) Relief

Outcome

Prevailing Party: Plaintiff

Nature of Relief:

Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement

Source of Relief:

Settlement

Form of Settlement:

Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree

Order Duration: 2008 - 0