National Federation of the Blind and Disability Advocates Charge Federal Health Agency with Civil Rights Violations

Lawsuit charges the US Department of Health and Human Services through its sub-agency, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and its CMS sub-contractors, with systemically violating the civil rights of blind Medicare recipients.
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Landmark Decision Ordering Fair Pay from Sheltered Workshop

In a precedent-setting opinion issued by an administrative law judge from the U.S. Department of Labor, three clients have been awarded minimum wage going forward and back pay from Seneca Re-Ad, a sheltered workshop run by the Seneca County Board of Developmental Disabilities.
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Court to Hear First Ever ADA Voter Website Accessibility Case

The National Federation of the Blind and three blind, registered Ohio voters filed a lawsuit against Ohio Secretary of State Jon A. Husted, alleging that Ohio violated the ADA by failing to provide an accessible voter services website. On April 25, a federal district court in Ohio will hear a claim that the state’s voter services website violates the Americans with Disabilities Act because, plaintiffs say, it cannot be accessed using commonly available screen-reading technology. The case marks the first voter website accessibility lawsuit brought under Title II of the ADA.
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Fighting for Accessible Websites Under the ADA

Bloomberg BNA’s Alexis Kramer posed questions to Daniel Goldstein, attorney for the National Federation of the Blind and a partner at Brown Goldstein Levy in Baltimore on barriers to website accessibility and how companies can ensure their websites are—and remain—accessible to sight-impaired users.
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BROWN, GOLDSTEIN & LEVY ANNOUNCES NEW MANAGING PARTNER

Brown, Goldstein & Levy is proud to announce that Sharon Krevor-Weisbaum has assumed the role of managing partner.
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Protecting the Bonds of Love: Progress in Defending Our Right to Parent

July 8, 2015, Sharon presented “Protecting the Bonds of Love: Progress in Defending Our Right to Parent” at the National Federation of the Blind’s 2015 National Convention, Orlando, FL.

The Impact of the Organized Blind Movement: Perspectives from a Friend and Champion in the Maryland Legislature

July 8, 2015, Brooke presented “The Impact of the Organized Blind Movement: Perspectives from a Friend and Champion in the Maryland Legislature” at the National Federation of the Blind’s 2015 National Convention, Orlando, FL.

All Brown, Goldstein & Levy Partners Listed in 2016 Maryland Super Lawyers

Brown, Goldstein & Levy is proud to announce that eight of our attorneys have been selected to the 2016 Maryland Super Lawyers list and three have been chosen for inclusion on the 2016 Maryland Rising Stars list.
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Abby Graber

Abby Graber Associate Profile Abby Graber joined Brown, Goldstein & Levy in December 2015. Prior to joining the firm, Abby clerked for the Honorable Judith Rogers on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. During law school, Abby served on the Yale Law Journal and as Managing Editor of Development on
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Brown, Goldstein & Levy Challenges Ohio’s Inaccessible Absentee Voting Program and Voter Services Website

Brown, Goldstein, & Levy, LLP and Disability Rights Ohio have filed a federal lawsuit against the office of Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted. The suit, filed on behalf of three blind Ohio voters and the National Federation of the Blind, alleges that certain voting services in Ohio are not accessible. This is in violation of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
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