Brown, Goldstein & Levy and Disability Rights Connecticut obtained a victory in an ADA lawsuit on behalf of an autistic and deaf client who failed to receive accommodations as an elected official.

Plaintiff Sarah Hernandez obtained a major victory in her lawsuit alleging that the Enfield Board of Education and the Town of Enfield, Connecticut, failed to provide auxiliary aids and services she needed to serve equally as an autistic and deaf elected member of the Enfield Board of Education. Ms. Hernandez is represented by partners Anthony May and Eve Hill of Brown, Goldstein & Levy and Kasey Considine and Deborah Dorfman of Disability Rights Connecticut.

Read the press release here.

Read the federal jury’s verdict here.