- Name: Brett DeSalvo
- Filing date: December 17, 2020
- State of filing: California
- Name: River Jetty Restaurant Group
- Website: www.arestaurantnb.com
- Industry: Hotel, Restaurant and Leisure
- Summary: A Restaurant is a nearly century-old steak and seafood restaurant in Newport Beach.
On December 17, 2020, Brett DeSalvo filed a Complaint in California Federal court against River Jetty Restaurant Group. Plaintiff Brett DeSalvo alleges that www.arestaurantnb.com is not accessible per the WCAG 2.0 accessibility standard(s).
Plaintiff alleges issues in its Complaint including the following:
- Lack of Alternative Text (“alt-text”), or a text equivalent
- Empty Links that contain No Text causing the function or purpose of the link to not be presented to the user.
- Redundant Links where adjacent links go to the same URL address
- Linked Images missing alt-text, which causes problems if an image within a link does not contain any descriptive text and that image does not have alt-text
Plaintiff asserts the following cause(s) of action in its Complaint:
- Violations of the Americans With Disabilities Act, 42 U.S.C. § 12181 et seq.
- Violations of the Unruh Civil Rights Act, California Civil Code § 51 et seq.
Plaintiff seeks the following relief by way of its Complaint:
- For an Order certifying the Nationwide Class and California Class as defined herein and appointing Plaintiff and his Counsel to represent the Nationwide Class and the California Class
- A preliminary and permanent injunction pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 12188(a)(1) and (2) and section 52.1 of the California Civil Code enjoining Defendant from violating the Unruh Civil Rights Act and ADA and requiring Defendant to take the steps necessary to make https://www.fiveguys.com/ readily accessible to and usable by visually-impaired individuals
- An award of statutory minimum damages of $4,000 per offense per person pursuant to section 52(a) of the California Civil Code.
- For attorneys’ fees and expenses pursuant to California Civil Code §§ 52(a), 52.1(h), and 42 U.S.C. § 12205
- For pre-judgment interest to the extent permitted by law
- For costs of suit
- For such other and further relief as the Court deems just and proper.